Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 9/4/12
Player of the Game Justin Masterson showed why he's the ace yet again, winning tonight's Player of the Game, his team leading 14th on the year. Masterson earned 3.98 points from 6 innings pitched, only allowing two runs and four hits while recording the win. Chris Perez and Vinnie Pestano each had scores over one as well as they continue to match each other with 34 saves and holds respectively. Feathers Up The Indians used a more relaxed opposite field approach tonight and it worked magnificently. Coming into the game Rick Porcello lead all pitchers in hits allowed and he didn't change that trend at all. The Tribe totalled 8 hits off Porcello in 6.2 innings. The Indians were still aggressive, but they didn't try to do to much on an individual level. Each batter went with the pitches he was given, leading to an unusually high number of hits by the Indians. It's almost like beating the Tigers yesterday reminded the players that they can beat the Tigers and everybody relaxed. The h...
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