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Box Score: Indians 3, Twins 6

Weren’t you looking forward to this weeklong home stand against the Royals and Twins? I certainly was, and this 2-4 result definitely was not what I was hoping for.

The Indians fell to 28-25 with the loss today, and now enter one of their most difficult stretches of the season leading up to the All-Star Break. Justin Masterson was again mediocre, Jason Kipnis went 0-for-4 and the Tribe managed just three unearned runs against Minnesota lefty Scott Diamond. Stay tuned tomorrow as I’m sure TD will be extra joyous about this one.

Minnesota
 ABRHRBIHRBBKSBLOBSeason Avg 
D. Span cf410001112.297 
B. Revere rf511000012.286 
J. Mauer dh311101101.298 
    D. Mastroianni ph-dh100000000.115 
J. Willingham lf512100101.280 
J. Morneau 1b501100102.236 
R. Doumit c401100102.265 
B. Dozier ss312001101.245 
T. Plouffe 3b413000101.198 
    J. Carroll 3b000000000.225 
A. Casilla 2b200200002.237 
 Totals366116037214 
 
 Batting
2B – J Willingham 2 (17, J Masterson, N Hagadone); B Dozier (5, J Masterson); T Plouffe (4, J Accardo).
 
SF – A Casilla 2.
 
RBI – J Mauer (25), J Willingham (36), J Morneau (27), R Doumit (26), A Casilla 2 (11).
 
2-out RBI – J Morneau, R Doumit.
 
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – D Span 1, B Revere 1, J Morneau 1, R Doumit 1, A Casilla 1.
 
Team LOB – 8.
 
 Base Running
SB – D Span (7, 2nd base off J Masterson/L Marson), B Revere (5, 2nd base off N Hagadone/L Marson).
 Fielding
E – B Dozier (6, throw 2); T Plouffe (5, field).
 
Outfield assists – J Willingham.
 
DP – 2 (B Dozier-A Casilla-J Morneau, A Casilla-B Dozier-J Morneau).
 
 Cleveland
 ABRHRBIHRBBKSBLOBSeason Avg 
S. Choo rf402000001.270 
J. Kipnis 2b410000002.280 
A. Cabrera ss411000000.295 
J. Lopez 3b301100000.269 
M. Brantley cf402000001.281 
S. Duncan dh401100103.213 
M. LaPorta 1b411000101.250 
A. Cunningham lf300000001.200 
    C. Kotchman ph100000001.209 
L. Marson c301100000.186 
    L. Chisenhall ph100000000.333 
 Totals35393002010 
 
 Batting
2B – S Choo (14, S Diamond); L Marson (3, S Diamond).
 
SF – J Lopez.
 
RBI – J Lopez (16), S Duncan (12), L Marson (3).
 
2-out RBI – S Duncan.
 
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – J Kipnis 2.
 
GIDP – S Duncan, C Kotchman.
 
Team LOB – 6.
 
 Fielding
E – M Brantley (1, field).
 
 Minnesota
 IPHRERBBKHRWHIPSeason ERA 
S. Diamond (W, 4-1)7.07300201.191.86 
G. Perkins (H, 8)1.01000001.223.13 
M. Capps (S, 12)1.01000001.053.43 
 
 Cleveland
 IPHRERBBKHRWHIPSeason ERA 
J. Masterson (L, 2-5)6.07333301.515.09 
N. Hagadone0.23220201.042.95 
J. Accardo1.11100200.841.69 
C. Perez1.00000000.982.53

  • typo

    I have heartburn.

  • mgbode

    lots of words to say, but none of them family friendly for this site.

  • The_Real_Shamrock

    Da bloom is off da dandilion!

  • 5KMD

    Agree the Tribe is sputtering but it doesn’t mauch matter if the CWS never lose again. Unbelieveable roll they are on right now.