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Box Score: Twins 8, Indians 7

While the Browns were busy blowing it against the Eagles, the Indians dropped the third game of their four-game set in Minnesota on Sunday. With the game tied in the bottom of the ninth, Justin Morneau took Vinnie Pestano deep to walk off with the Twins win.

Cleveland
AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg
S. Choo rf 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 .282
J. Kipnis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .254
A. Cabrera dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .267
    M. LaPorta ph-dh 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .161
    V. Rottino pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Brantley cf 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .285
C. Santana 1b-c 5 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 .249
R. Canzler lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .385
    E. Carrera lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .253
B. Lillibridge ss 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .194
J. Donald 3b 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 .191
L. Marson c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .231
    C. Kotchman ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227
 Totals 33 7 8 6 1 6 6 0 11
 Batting
2B – C Santana (25, A Swarzak); B Lillibridge (6, E Vasquez).
3B – J Donald (1, J Burton).
HR – C Santana (15, 2nd inning off E Vasquez 0 on, 0 Out).
SF – S Choo, B Lillibridge.
RBI – S Choo (54), C Santana 2 (63), R Canzler (4), B Lillibridge (9), J Donald (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – J Kipnis 1, A Cabrera 1, E Carrera 1, J Donald 2.
Team LOB – 8.
 Fielding
E – J Kipnis (6, field).
 Minnesota
AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg
B. Revere cf 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 .301
J. Carroll 2b 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258
J. Mauer dh 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .317
J. Morneau 1b 4 2 2 3 2 1 2 0 1 .277
R. Doumit c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .283
C. Parmelee rf 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .245
D. Mastroianni lf 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 .255
E. Escobar 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218
P. Florimon ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .254
 Totals 39 8 12 8 2 1 7 4 12
 Batting
2B – J Mauer (29, E Rogers).
3B – J Mauer (3, C Kluber).
HR – J Morneau 2 (19, 3rd inning off C Kluber 1 on, 1 Out, 9th inning off V Pestano 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI – B Revere (30), J Mauer (75), J Morneau 3 (73), C Parmelee 2 (17), P Florimon (4).
2-out RBI – J Morneau, C Parmelee 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out – J Mauer 1, D Mastroianni 1, P Florimon 1.
Team LOB – 6.
 Base Running
SB – B Revere 2 (36, 2nd base off C Kluber/L Marson, 2nd base off E Rogers/L Marson), D Mastroianni (19, 2nd base off C Kluber/L Marson), P Florimon (2, 2nd base off C Kluber/L Marson).
 Cleveland
IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA
C. Kluber 3.2 8 5 4 0 4 1 1.63 5.26
C. Seddon 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.48 4.44
E. Rogers (H, 4) 1.1 2 2 2 1 1 0 1.10 2.68
T. Sipp (BS, 1) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.25 4.56
J. Smith 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.19 2.98
V. Pestano (L, 3-2) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.04 2.20
 Minnesota
IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA
E. Vasquez 3.0 3 4 4 5 2 1 2.08 9.35
A. Swarzak 2.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 1.38 5.09
C. Fien 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.99 1.32
J. Burton (BS, 3) 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0.96 2.19
B. Duensing (W, 4-10) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.43 5.03

  • The_Real_Shamrock

    Tuned in just in time after watching the football team give away a winnable game to watch Justin Morneau blast a walk-off homerun for Minnesota against Vinny Pestano of the Indians. I can’t wait for the NBA to start this way the futility triumverant can be completed.