Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 9/9/12

While the Browns were busy blowing it against the Eagles, the Indians dropped the third game of their four-game set in Minnesota on Sunday. With the game tied in the bottom of the ninth, Justin Morneau took Vinnie Pestano deep to walk off with the Twins win.

Cleveland AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg S. Choo rf 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 .282 J. Kipnis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .254 A. Cabrera dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .267     M. LaPorta ph-dh 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .161     V. Rottino pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 M. Brantley cf 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .285 C. Santana 1b-c 5 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 .249 R. Canzler lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .385     E. Carrera lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .253 B. Lillibridge ss 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .194 J. Donald 3b 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 .191 L. Marson c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .231     C. Kotchman ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227  Totals 33 7 8 6 1 6 6 0 11  Batting 2B - C Santana (25, A Swarzak); B Lillibridge (6, E Vasquez). 3B - J Donald (1, J Burton). HR - C Santana (15, 2nd inning off E Vasquez 0 on, 0 Out). SF - S Choo, B Lillibridge. RBI - S Choo (54), C Santana 2 (63), R Canzler (4), B Lillibridge (9), J Donald (9). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kipnis 1, A Cabrera 1, E Carrera 1, J Donald 2. Team LOB - 8.  Fielding E - J Kipnis (6, field).  Minnesota AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg B. Revere cf 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 .301 J. Carroll 2b 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258 J. Mauer dh 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .317 J. Morneau 1b 4 2 2 3 2 1 2 0 1 .277 R. Doumit c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .283 C. Parmelee rf 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .245 D. Mastroianni lf 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 .255 E. Escobar 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218 P. Florimon ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .254  Totals 39 8 12 8 2 1 7 4 12  Batting 2B - J Mauer (29, E Rogers). 3B - J Mauer (3, C Kluber). HR - J Morneau 2 (19, 3rd inning off C Kluber 1 on, 1 Out, 9th inning off V Pestano 0 on, 2 Out). RBI - B Revere (30), J Mauer (75), J Morneau 3 (73), C Parmelee 2 (17), P Florimon (4). 2-out RBI - J Morneau, C Parmelee 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Mauer 1, D Mastroianni 1, P Florimon 1. Team LOB - 6.  Base Running SB - B Revere 2 (36, 2nd base off C Kluber/L Marson, 2nd base off E Rogers/L Marson), D Mastroianni (19, 2nd base off C Kluber/L Marson), P Florimon (2, 2nd base off C Kluber/L Marson).  Cleveland IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA C. Kluber 3.2 8 5 4 0 4 1 1.63 5.26 C. Seddon 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.48 4.44 E. Rogers (H, 4) 1.1 2 2 2 1 1 0 1.10 2.68 T. Sipp (BS, 1) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.25 4.56 J. Smith 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.19 2.98 V. Pestano (L, 3-2) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.04 2.20  Minnesota IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA E. Vasquez 3.0 3 4 4 5 2 1 2.08 9.35 A. Swarzak 2.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 1.38 5.09 C. Fien 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.99 1.32 J. Burton (BS, 3) 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0.96 2.19 B. Duensing (W, 4-10) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.43 5.03
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