Welcome to Cleveland, Ohio

528263_582883791730785_825405392_n   Morning,

Its game one of a three game series at Progressive Field against the Cleveland Indians. Jose Quintana gets the residence on the mound tonight against a an Indians team who are currently at just three wins with five loses before the opening of this series. Tyler Flowers with a well deserved night off, Hector Gimenez directing things behind the plate tonight.

Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Pitching Coach Don Cooper as he recovers from diverticulitis.

Ken Harrelson is at the mike which means its game time. Rug up kids and let’s go

First Inning – Alejandro De Aza, Jeff Keppinger, Alex Rios to open the batting in this series.

*0 – 0 (Hector Gimenez catching)

Indians – You know its cold when the batter is wearing a stocking cap.

Second Inning –  Paul Dunn, Paul Konerko, Dayan Viciedo

*0 – 0

Third Inning – Conor Gillaspie (single) , Alexei Ramirez , Hector Gimenez

*0 – 0 (Jose’s pitch count is 45)

Fourth Inning – De Aza(single)  Keppinger, Rios, Dunn

Indians – Batter hit by pitch

*0 – 0 (becoming a real pitchers battle) 

Fifth Inning – Konerko, Viciedo,Gillaspie

*0 – 0

Sixth Inning – Ramirez, Gimenez  De Aza (single) Keppinger

*0 – 0

Seventh Inning – Rios, Dunn, Konerko (double), Viciedo,

*0 – 0

Eighth Inning – Gillaspie (double) , Ramirez, Gimenez , De Aza

*0 – 0 (Jose Quintana is off to the showers passing the residency card to Matt Thornton)

Ninth Inning – Keppinger, Rios, Dunn

*0 – 0 (Not much to write about with it being a basic three up and three down game. The occasional base runner but only one  has been stranded at third base. (Gillaspie ) 

Matt Thornton (one inning) passes the residency card to Jesse Crane (Coach Venture to the mound)

*1 – 0

Indians WIN ( single scored runner from third)

Chris Sale opens the office on the mound tomorrow, with Jake Peavy getting the keys to the shop on Sunday

 

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