Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/25/14
Rookie Danny Salazar pitched six superb innings to win his major league debut, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday. Salazar, who began the season in Double-A ball, allowed just one run and two hits. The right-hander didn't give up a hit until the sixth and struck out seven. The hard-throwing 23-year-old was shocked at being called up, but he pitched with the nerves of a seasoned veteran and gave the Indians a much-needed strong outing. Chris Perez gave up a run in a shaky ninth but got his 11th save. Asdrubal Cabrera homered in the first off R.A. Dickey (8-10) and Lonnie Chisenhall drove in a run in Cleveland's two-run sixth. Jose Bautista hit an RBI double for Toronto's only run off Salazar, who was recalled earlier in the day from Triple-A Columbus and is likely to be headed back to the Clippers. If Salazar was nervous, he certainly didn't show it. Unleashing a fastball that registered 99 mph on the stadium radar gun, he coas...
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