When Charlie Morton left the game after 6 innings (76 pitches, 56 strikes), he had a 3-0 lead.� The Indians had not been getting many more runners on base than the Bats did, but they were making them count.� With one out in the bottom of the 1st, Mitch Jones skipped a grounder down the third base line, just fair as it went over the bag, and into the Indians' bullpen.� Bats' LF Todd Frazier dug the ball out from under the bullpen bench, but Jones was already into second base with a double.� CF Alex Presley singled up the middle, with the ball glancing off 2B Wilkin Castillo's glove to slow it down a bit.� That gave Jones plenty of time to round third and score on the play.� Presley tried to steal second base, but was thrown out, and a pop up ended the inning.
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