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Tides Wash Over Indians

Tides Wash Over Indians


Dana Eveland, fresh off the Disabled List, came on in relief of Powell.� Eveland got Jeff Salazar to hit a fly ball for an out, but Angle tagged up and scored from third on the sacrifice (charged to Powell).� A fielders' choice ended the inning, with the Tides now ahead, 7-0.
Meanwhile, Chris Tillman was dominating the Indians' batters.� The Tribe had just one base runner over the first three innings -- Aki Iwamura doubled to the base of the wall in center field with one out in the 1st inning.� Tillman struck out the last batter (1B Jonathan Van Every) in the 2nd, then struck out two of the three batters in the 3rd, and the first two batters in the 4th -- 5 strikeouts in 6 batters.
The Indians got a little rally going in the 4th after those two strikeouts, with 3 straight hits.� LF Bran...

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