Not Much To Say
Pretty much all anyone on either side can say about this game is ‘glad it’s over’. After three rain delays totaling nearly five hours, anything pretty much could’ve gone right or wrong for either team. Unfortunately, the Indians came up on the short end of the stick as the team’s left-handed relief surrendered eight of the nine runs to the Rays.
While a loss is still a loss, the good news is the team and its fans can forget about this game as it didn’t cost them any ground in the division with the Tigers losing to the Orioles in walk-off fashion earlier in the night. Dust yourselves off, get some sleep (if possible) and prepare for the next one.
It really is quite strange how all the Indians’ left-handed relief options have seemed to fall off the deep end at the same time. Rich Hill, Nick Hagadone, Scott Barnes and now-former Indian southpaw David Huff all battled inconsistency over the past few weeks as the Tribe soon found themselves without a...