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Box Score: Indians 9, Angels 5

The Indians battled back from a disastrous fifth inning in which the Angels batted around, scoring 5 runs and taking the lead- all after the Indians botched a double play that would have gotten them out of the inning unscathed. The Tribe pushed ahead with 14 hits, and then survived two rain delays to get the win.

Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Cleveland
– J. Kipnis singled to center, S. Choo scored
Bot 2nd: Cleveland
– S. Duncan hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Brantley scored
– J. Hannahan doubled to deep right center, C. Kotchman to third, C. Kotchman scored, J. Hannahan to third advancing on throw
Bot 4th: Cleveland
– S. Duncan homered to deep left
Top 5th: LA Angels
– J. Hester safe at first on third baseman J. Hannahan’s throwing error, A. Callaspo scored, H. Kendrick to third
– M. Trout homered to deep left, H. Kendrick and J. Hester scored
– A. Pujols homered to deep left center
Bot 5th: Cleveland
– J. Lopez doubled to left, S. Choo scored, J. Kipnis to third
– M. Brantley grounded out to first, J. Kipnis and J. Lopez scored on first baseman A. Pujols’ fielding error
Bot 7th: Cleveland
– M. Brantley grounded into fielder’s choice, J. Kipnis scored, J. Lopez out at second
Bot 8th: Cleveland
– A. Cunningham singled to shallow right, C. Kotchman scored
 LA Angels
ABRHRBIHRBBKSBLOBSeason Avg
M. Trout cf512310201.340
T. Hunter rf400000102.271
A. Pujols 1b411110000.272
K. Morales dh402000100.283
M. Trumbo lf400000102.304
A. Callaspo 3b412000001.263
H. Kendrick 2b411000001.280
E. Aybar ss402000002.265
J. Hester c310000101.262
    M. Izturis ph100000000.228
 Totals375104206010
 Batting
2B – K Morales (11, V Pestano); E Aybar (16, E Rogers).
HR – M Trout (10, 5th inning off Z McAllister 2 on, 1 Out), A Pujols (13, 5th inning off Z McAllister 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI – M Trout 3 (36), A Pujols (49).
2-out RBI – A Pujols.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – M Trout 1, T Hunter 1, A Callaspo 1.
GIDP – H Kendrick.
Team LOB – 5.
 Fielding
E – A Pujols (4, field).
DP – 1 (A Callaspo-H Kendrick-A Pujols).
 Cleveland
ABRHRBIHRBBKSBLOBSeason Avg
S. Choo rf522000203.292
A. Cabrera ss500000104.290
J. Kipnis 2b422101102.275
J. Lopez dh413100001.270
M. Brantley cf411200012.280
C. Santana c300001002.218
C. Kotchman 1b422000001.226
S. Duncan lf211210000.221
    A. Cunningham lf101100000.181
J. Hannahan 3b402100100.257
 Totals369148125115
 Batting
2B – S Choo (25, D Haren); J Lopez (11, D Haren); C Kotchman (10, J Walden); J Hannahan 2 (8, D Haren, J Walden).
3B – S Choo (2, D Haren).
HR – S Duncan (7, 4th inning off D Haren 0 on, 2 Out).
SF – S Duncan.
RBI – J Kipnis (48), J Lopez (27), M Brantley (36), S Duncan 2 (19), A Cunningham (5).
2-out RBI – S Duncan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – S Choo 1, J Kipnis 2, C Santana 1.
GIDP – J Lopez.
Team LOB – 6.
 Base Running
SB – M Brantley (10, 2nd base off L Hawkins/J Hester).
 Fielding
E – J Hannahan (7, throw).
DP – 1 (A Cabrera-J Kipnis-C Kotchman).
LA Angels
IPHRERBBKHRWHIPSeason ERA
D. Haren (L, 6-8)4.19761111.414.86
H. Takahashi1.20001201.124.08
L. Hawkins1.02110001.331.56
J. Walden1.03110201.584.15
 Cleveland
IPHRERBBKHRWHIPSeason ERA
Z. McAllister (W, 3-1)6.08530521.283.93
J. Smith (H, 12)1.00000001.183.22
V. Pestano (H, 20)1.01000001.001.91
E. Rogers1.01000100.621.59
IBB – J Kipnis (by D Haren).
Pitches-strikes – D Haren 69-43; H Takahashi 27-17; L Hawkins 20-11; J Walden 16-12; Z McAllister 92-67; J Smith 9-8; V Pestano 12-8; E Rogers 15-11.
Ground balls-fly balls – D Haren 6-7; H Takahashi 2-1; L Hawkins 4-0; J Walden 2-0; Z McAllister 7-8; J Smith 3-0; V Pestano 1-3; E Rogers 2-0.
Batters faced – D Haren 22; H Takahashi 6; L Hawkins 5; J Walden 6; Z McAllister 26; J Smith 3; V Pestano 4; E Rogers 4.

  • Collin J.

    What oh what are we going to do about Carlos Santana?

  • CaliCavs

    Hannahan owes McCallister for bloating what should be a pretty decent ERA

  • truth hurts

    Play Marson. Better defensively. Better offensively. Handles pitchers better. Am I missing something?

  • Jack

    Santana has been pretty good defensively. Certainly has a better arm than Marson.

    But it honestly looks like he’s not even trying at the plate…He just takes hurricane cuts at everything. Really strange.

    Have we ever heard him speak? Does he care? Is he a head-case? What’s his work ethic like?

    Confused…