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Indians Batter Angels 3-1

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Justin Masterson allowed just one run in 6 2/3 innings and Chris Perez collected his 20th save of the season as Cleveland shut down any hopes of a comeback to sneak past Los Angeles, 3-1. The Indians pitching staff combined to strikeout 12 batters in the victory. Los Angeles left 10 runners on base.

Masterson's record improved to 14-9 on the year after he allowed five hits with seven strikeouts and five walks. Perez earned the save after throwing one inning, giving up one hit, striking out two and walking no one. Jerome Williams (5-10) got tagged with the loss, registering 6 1/3 innings and allowing two runs on six hits with six strikeouts and two walks. Michael Bourn was terrific at the plate for the Indians, going 3 for 4 with a triple, a run, and a walk. Mike Aviles also had great output, going 2 for 4 with a run. Hank Conger was 2 for 3 with a double, an RBI, and a walk in the loss.

The Indians swept the three-game series on the road. They will face the Twins Friday at Progressive Field at 7:05 PM EDT.


Indians Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A96.9M. BournCF4310011
A-90.0M. AvilesSS4210000
B+89.1N. Swisher1B4111211
B83.1C. SantanaC4100001
B83.1J. GiambiDH4100001
B82.8D. StubbsRF2000022
D62.0L. Chisenhall3B4000000
D62.0M. BrantleyLF4000000
D-61.0J. Kipnis2B4000001

Angels Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A92.5H. CongerC3200111
B+88.0P. BourjosCF4200001
B86.5K. CalhounRF3100010
B85.4J. HamiltonDH3110011
B84.4A. Romine2B3100011
D+68.3E. AybarSS4000012
D-60.0C. Nelson3B4000002
D-60.0J. ShuckLF4000002
D-60.0M. Trumbo1B4000002

Indians Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A94.8R. Hill0.10.000.000004
A-91.2C. Allen1.00.001.0013017
A-90.4C. Perez1.00.001.0012013
B+88.5J. Masterson6.21.351.50575110

Angels Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
B85.0J. Williams6.12.841.26662102
B84.9B. Boshers0.20.001.5001113
C73.8D. De La Rosa2.04.501.5020124

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