When the season is over, yesterday's comeback win might not mean much, but if the Indians do make the playoffs, it will be seen as one of the key games of the season. But for that to happen, the Indians need to play well on the road, with 15 of their next 18 games away from Progressive Field, including series against Oakland, Atlanta, and Detroit.
You could see the ejection after strike 2 was called. Asdrubal especially at the plate wears his emotions on his sleeve, whether it be slamming his bat down after a popup or reacting to an out-of-zone strike call. As it turned out, it probably was a good thing that he got ejected, because Mike Aviles later hit a key two-run homer to pull the Indians to within one run.
Danny Salazar will be making his third major-league start tonight. Here's a nice look at his last start against the Tigers.
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LGFT Jamey Carroll was dealt to the Royals yesterday, so you won't be seeing him in this upcoming series. Miguel Tejada and Chris Getz are both on the Royals DL, so Carroll provides some middle infield depth for Kansas City.