9/15 Game Recap: Tigers 5 – Indians 3

Player of the Game

Cody Allen came on in the 7th inning with just one out and the bases loaded in relief of Tony Sipp. Allen was able to strike out the next 2 batters to get the Indians out of the jam. Allen pitched a total of 1.2 innings and struck out all 5 batters he faced. His perfect relief outing gave him a score of 3.48, which was more than enough to give him his 3rd Player of the Game.

Feathers Up

Despite the threat, the Indians did not get no-hit. They were even able to avoid the shut out after Carlos Santana hit a triple as the Tribe’s first hit of the game followed by a Russ Canzler double.

Feathers Down

The Indians defense was horrible tonight. Three Tribe errors led to 2 unearned runs. The Indians are amongst worst in the league for giving up unearned runs.

Though Justin Masterson had his strike out pitch today, he struggled with command. Masterson pitched just 5 innings and walked 4 batters.

Play of the Game

Carlos Santana hits a triple in the 7th inning to break up the no hitter.

Final Score: Cleveland Indians 3 – Detroit Tigers 5