Originally written on Indians Baseball Insider  |  Last updated 10/23/14
Player of the Game: Nick Swisher (4-for-7 with 3 2Bs, 3 runs, and 2 RBI) The Leadoff Finally! After a dismal stretch of baseball that left the Tribe in search of any offense, the bats rang loud in the heart of Texas as Cleveland toppled Houston, 19-6 ending their five game losing streak. Astros starter Philip Humber would record just one out in the first inning before yielding eight runs on eight hits in 1/3 of an inning on Saturday. It was the first time in the last five days that the Tribe not only scored first, but led a ballgame. The Top 9 Offensive explosion. Talk about a much needed breath of fresh air. Sending 12 batters to the plate in the first inning, the Tribe amounted for eight runs on eight hits to open flood gates, and they were just getting started. Cleveland sent another 11 batters in the second inning for five more runs, making the score 14-0. Through two innings of play you would have thought this was a Browns/Texans game as the Tribe was up essentially by two tou...
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