The Indians responded in the top of the 5th. �Brian Friday led off with a double down the line into left field. �LF Kevin Melillo (photo) walked, then Aki Iwamura also doubled. �Friday scored easily on the play, but Melillo was not as lucky. �He raced around third and slid into the plate -- but he missed the plate and C Tyler Flowers missed the tag. �Home plate umpire Lance Barrett just stood there looking at the two of them for a beat, before Flowers turned and tagged out Melillo, before Melillo could get back to touch the plate. �Friday's run gave the Indians the lead again, 4-3.
Brandon Moss started another Tribe rally in the 6th. �He singled up the middle, and Jim Negrych and Jonathan Van Every made it three singles in a row. �Van Every's single into center field brought Moss aro...
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