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2020 COVID-19 Season

2020 COVID-19 Season – Game 13

2020 COVID-19 Season Game 13
Finally got an excellent pitching performance and just enough offense to protect the win.
Indians Turn Back Minnesota, 4-3

Cleveland right-hander Zach Plesac pitched his team to victory over the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. The final score was 4-3. Cleveland is still hoping to get on a roll. The win is just their 5th in 13 games.

Cleveland used a well-time hit by Cesar Hernandez to capture the win. The first baseman socked a 2-run double in the top of the fifth inning to put the Indians ahead, 4-0. Though it was his only hit in 3 at-bats, it was important.

“Zach — his tempo and rhythm were good,” said Indians manager Kevin Gamin. “He was the key to us winning.”

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2020 COVID-19 Season

2020 COVID-19 Season – Game 12

2020 COVID-19 Season Game 12
“We didn’t have it today.” No shit, me, the score made that pretty clear.
5-Hit Game for Lindor

Francisco Lindor was at the head of a Cleveland Indians hit parade today at Target Field. The 26-year-old went to the plate 5 times and came away with 5 hits, but it was the Minnesota Twins that marched off with the 11-4 win.

“We didn’t have it today,” griped Indians skipper Kevin Gamin following the game. “Francisco did fine, but as a team, we didn’t do it with the bats and we didn’t do it pitching.”

Lindor did more than fine, dominating the Twins at the plate during his record-making 5-for-5 performance.

“Each time I went to the plate, I was thinking about hitting the ball hard somewhere,” the sweet-swinging shortstop told reporters. “When I focus on that, I usually have quality at-bats.”

Francisco Lindor singled in the 1st, hit an RBI double in the 3rd, singled in the 6th, hit an RBI single in the 7th and singled in the 9th.

This season Lindor is batting .431 with 15 RBIs, 12 runs scored and 3 home runs.

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2020 COVID-19 Season

2020 COVID-19 Season – Game 11

2020 COVID-19 Season Game 11
Ouch. And with my best pitcher on the mound.
Twins Cuff Indians, 13-1

The Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians, 13-1, at Target Field. Minnesota first baseman Miguel Sano had a superb performance. He was 1-3 with a home run and 2 walks. He scored 3 times and drove in 4. The Indians drop to 4-7 and continue their inconsistent start to the 2020 season.

With Minnesota leading 8-1 in the bottom of the sixth, Sano came up to bat against Cleveland pitcher James Hoyt. Sano hit a slider to left-center for a grand slam home run. His 7th home run of the season put the Twins on top, 12-1.

“I had a good game,” said Sano. “Winning makes it even better.”