9/7 Game Recap: Indians 7 – Twins 6

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.

Feathers Up

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.

David Huff did not start today, but he did get the win after relieving Jeanmar Gomez in the 4th inning. Huff pitched 3.1 shut out innings, striking out 3 batters.

Milestone Alert: With a stolen base tonight, Shin-Soo Choo has entered the Indians top 25 of all time tied with Toby Harrah.

Feathers Down

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

Russ Canzler hits hit first home run.

Final Score: Cleveland Indians 7 – Minnesota Twins 6