Roster Update: Michael Bourn is finally back from his grueling cut finger and is in the lineup tonight. He will replace Scott Barnes on the roster.
Player of the Game
A home run short of the cycle, Nick Swisher provided most of the Tribe offense tonight. In addition to his triple, double, and single, Swisher scored 2 runs and knocked in 1.
Though there were few scoring opportunities, the Indians took advantage of each base runner they had. With only 6 hits in the game, they still managed to knock in 4 runs.
After Corey Kluber gave up 8 runs, the Tribe bullpen was able to limit Detroit's offense to just one additional earned run.
Corey Kluber could not contain the Detroit offense. He gave up 8 runs in just 4.2 innings. The Tigers knocked 11 hits off Kluber, consisting of 4 singles, 5 doubles, and 2 home runs.
Through the first 6 innings, the Indians only had 3 hits off Detroit starter Max Scherzer.
With the loss tonight, the Indian lost a game in the standings. They are now 2 games behind the first place Tigers.
Final Score: Cleveland Indians 4 – Detroit Tigers 10