Cleveland 3, LA Angels 2

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 27, 2012 7:05 PM
Location - Progressive Field
Temperature - 48°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jim Wolf, First Base - Fieldin Culbreth, Second Base - Adrian Johnson, Third Base - Gary Cederstrom,
Attendance - 12597

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
LA Angels 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 15 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Angels 6-14 4-6 2-8 L5
Cleveland 10-8 3-6 7-2 W1

Recap


Indians 3, Angels 2: Asdrubal Cabrera lined a one-out single into shallow right field to score Aaron Cunningham with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth as the Indians broke a two-game losing streak.

It was the third hit of the game for Cabrera, who upped his average to .321. Michael Brantley also had three hits for the Indians.
 
Vinnie Pestano (1-0) struck out Vernon Wells and Erick Aybar to end the ninth after Justin Masterson allowed two runs in 8 1/3 innings.

Dave Carpenter (0-1) allowed three hits in one-third of an inning of relief.

Angels starter Jered Weaver scattered seven hits and struck out eight in six innings before giving way to Hisanori Takahashi, who allowed the two tying runs.

The Angels' offense was powered by Tori Hunter, who went 2-for-4 with a home run, his first, and two RBI. Hunter also threw out a runner at home plate.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Struggling Anaheim slugger Albert Pujols was 1-for-4 and has gone 109 at-bats without a home run, the longest stretch of his career. ... The Angels have lost five straight.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Angels   Cleveland
Jered Weaver Player Justin Masterson
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 8.1
8 Strikeouts 5
7 Hits 4
0.00 ERA 2.16
Hitting
LA Angels   Cleveland
Torii Hunter Player Michael Brantley
2 Hits 3
2 RBI 1
1 HR 0
5 TB 4
.500 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Angels 4 1 7 .133 10 7 2 5 0 0
Cleveland 15 0 18 .429 16 8 3 4 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against LA Angels. The Indians have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • LA Angels will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Angels have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .308 after a loss.