Six-Run Inning Stops Pirates, But Indians Get A Win
Indians 4, 51′s 2
Jeff Locke made the start for the Indians, and earned the win with 3 innings of work, allowing one run (2nd inning) on 3 hits. The Indians took a 3-run lead in the top of the 1st. C Ryan Doumit and CF Alex Presley both singled, and Andrew Lambo’s double plated both runners. SS Chase d’Arnaud was hit by a pitch, and scored the third run of the inning on a passed ball. The Indians scored again in the 6th, when 2B Brian Friday walked and stole second, then C Eric Fryer singled him home. Reliever Noah Krol pitched the last two innings. He gave up a run (9th inning) on 3 hits, and earned the save.