Player of the Game
Russ Canzler hit the first home run of his Major League career. Canzler has now played in 5 games since being called up at the beginning of the month and has gotten at least one hit in each game. In today’s game, Canzler had 3 hits and ended the game with a Player of the Game score of 6.39.
The Indians fell behind early, but managed to hit their way back in the game and come from behind to get the win. The offense contributed today with 7 runs on 12 hits. Shin-Soo Choo, Michael Brantley, and Russ Canzler all had multiple hits in tonight’s game.
Milestone Alert: With a stolen base tonight, Shin-Soo Choo has entered the Indians top 25 of all time tied with Toby Harrah.
The Twins scored their first run before they even got a hit. Jeanmar Gomez walked 2 batters in the 2nd inning and the Twins scored on a sacrifice fly. This, however, was not the case in the 3rd inning. The strung together 3 hits and another sacrifice fly to score 3 more runs off Gomez.
Is this Spring Training? Jeanmar Gomez pitched just 3 innings before he was removed for David Huff.
Play of the Game
Final Score: Cleveland Indians 7 – Minnesota Twins 6