Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 10/22/14
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Justin Masterson cruised through the first three innings then imploded. Masterson gave up two runs in the fourth, three runs in the fifth and then finally was tagged for five runs in the sixth for a total of 10 runs in 5 2/3rds innings. Not that it really mattered. Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno (2-0, 3.13 ERA) held the Tribe to just one run (and two hits) over seven innings to get the win. The Tribe tacked on two runs in both the eight and the nineth when the game was well beyond reach. The Tribe looks to avoid the sweep (and remain buyers for Tuesday’s trade deadline) on Sunday, when they send Ubaldo Jimenez (8-9, 4.97 ERA) to the mound to face off against Minnesota lefty Brian Duensing (1-6, 4.86 ERA) at 2:10 PM. Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Cleveland 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 4 1 Minnesota 0 0 0 2 3 5 1 1 X 12 12 1 WP: S. Deduno (2-0)
LP: J. Masterson (7-9) Scoring Summary Top 1st: Cleveland - C. Santana grounded out to third, S. Choo scored Bot 4th: Minnesota - J. Willingham homered to deep left, J. Mauer scored Bot 5th: Minnesota - A. Casilla tripled to deep right center, D. Valencia and B. Dozier scored - B. Revere singled to shallow left, A. Casilla scored Bot 6th: Minnesota - A. Casilla doubled to left center, J. Morneau and D. Valencia scored, B. Dozier to third - D. Span doubled to shallow left, B. Dozier and A. Casilla scored - B. Revere singled to shallow left, D. Span scored Bot 7th: Minnesota - D. Valencia doubled to left center, J. Willingham scored Top 8th: Cleveland - C. Santana homered to left, J. Lopez scored Bot 8th: Minnesota - J. Mauer singled to center, B. Revere scored Top 9th: Cleveland - J. Lopez safe at first on third baseman D. Valencia’s throwing error, C. Kotchman scored, B. Lillibridge to third, S. Choo to second - J. Kipnis walked, B. Lillibridge scored, S. Choo to third, J. Lopez to second  Cleveland AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg S. Choo rf 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 .295 M. Brantley cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .289     J. Lopez 3b 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .249 J. Kipnis 2b 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 .272 C. Santana c 4 1 1 3 1 1 1 0 4 .235 T. Hafner dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .233 J. Damon lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .226 C. Kotchman 1b 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .228 J. Hannahan 3b-ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .235 B. Lillibridge ss-cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .165  Totals 31 5 4 4 1 9 9 1 13  Batting HR - C Santana (9, 8th inning off T Robertson 1 on, 2 Out). RBI - J Kipnis (56), C Santana 3 (41). 2-out RBI - J Kipnis, C Santana 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Santana 2, J Damon 1, B Lillibridge 1. GIDP - M Brantley. Team LOB - 8.  Base Running SB - S Choo (11, 2nd base off S Deduno/J Mauer).  Fielding E - J Hannahan (8, throw). Outfield assists - S Choo.  Minnesota AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg D. Span cf 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .286 B. Revere rf 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 .312 J. Mauer c 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 .331 J. Willingham lf 4 2 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 .273 J. Morneau 1b 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .253 R. Doumit dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 D. Valencia 3b 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .192 B. Dozier ss 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .238 A. Casilla 2b 4 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 .229  Totals 36 12 12 12 1 3 4 2 7  Batting 2B - D Span (27, J Masterson); B Revere (9, T Sipp); D Valencia (6, E Rogers); A Casilla (11, J Masterson). 3B - A Casilla (2, J Masterson). HR - J Willingham (27, 4th inning off J Masterson 1 on, 2 Out). RBI - D Span 2 (32), B Revere 2 (18), J Mauer (48), J Willingham 2 (78), D Valencia (12), A Casilla 4 (20). 2-out RBI - D Span 2, B Revere 2, J Mauer, J Willingham 2, D Valencia, A Casilla 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Mauer 1, B Dozier 1. Team LOB - 4.  Base Running SB - B Revere (22, 2nd base off J Masterson/C Santana), J Mauer (5, 2nd base off J Masterson/C Santana).  Fielding E - D Valencia (3, throw). DP - 1 (B Dozier-A Casilla-J Morneau).  Cleveland IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA J. Masterson (L, 7-9) 5.2 7 10 8 2 2 1 1.38 4.47 E. Rogers 1.1 3 1 1 1 1 0 0.96 2.74 T. Sipp 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.36 5.45  Minnesota IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA S. Deduno (W, 2-0) 7.0 2 1 1 5 6 0 1.57 3.13 T. Robertson 1.0 1 2 2 1 2 1 1.45 7.84 L. Perdomo 0.2 1 2 0 3 0 0 6.00 0.00 C. Fien 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.87 1.74 HBP - J Morneau (by J Masterson). Pitches-strikes - J Masterson 103-66; E Rogers 27-16; T Sipp 22-15; S Deduno 105-62; T Robertson 19-10; L Perdomo 30-11; C Fien 5-3. Ground balls-fly balls - J Masterson 16-4; E Rogers 2-3; T Sipp 1-3; S Deduno 10-3; T Robertson 0-2; L Perdomo 2-0; C Fien 0-0. Batters faced - J Masterson 28; E Rogers 7; T Sipp 5; S Deduno 27; T Robertson 5; L Perdomo 7; C Fien 1. Game Details Umpires: HP–Bill Welke. 1B–Chris Guccione. 2B–Tim Tschida. 3B–Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, right to left.
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