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The Cleveland Indians enjoy their first walk-off win of the year

One done, hopefully plenty more to come this year.

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Here's to a great week sports fans!

Indians 1, Rays 0

A fantastic debut for pitcher Cody Anderson and a walk-off win made Father's Day tons of fun for the Tribe.  Anderson threw 7 and 2/3 innings of shutout ball, giving up just six hits and striking out four in his MLB debut.  David Murphy's barely deep enough sacrifice fly in the ninth scored Roberto Perez for the much needed victory.  LGT's Ryan has plenty of juicy details in his game recap.

Tribe News

Anderson was fantastic for the Indians on Sunday and may become a fixture in the club's starting rotation.  The former 14th round draft pick has bounced back from a tough 2014 season to establish himself as a legitimate major league option.  His debut start was one for the record books, as Jordan Bastian notes:

Anderson joined Scott Lewis (Sept. 16, 2008), Luis Tiant (July 19, 1964) and Ray Benge (Sept. 26, 1925) as the only Cleveland pitchers since at least 1914 to turn in 7 2/3 shutout innings in a Major League debut. Anderson also became only the 14th pitcher in the big leagues to have at least 7 2/3 shutout innings with four or more strikeouts and no more than one walk in a debut.

Sunday was the Tribe's first walk-off victory of the year, which almost set a club record (of semi-shame).  From August Fagerstrom:

They had played 67 games without getting to celebrate on their home field. Dating back to at least 1940, the team had never gone more than 77 games into a season without a walk-off.

"That was our first walk-off win this year? Wow," an incredulous Murphy said after being informed of the drought. "Celebrating on the field is always a fun thing to do. "

Also, in honor of Father's Day, Chuck Crow details some great Terry Francona tales about his dad.

Around the League

Speaking of Father's Day, Chris Cwik has a story on Tony Gywnn Jr's walkoff-single in Triple-A Sunday.  Very cool indeed.

The Tigers' J.D. Martinez had himself a solid Sunday as well, hitting three home runs in the Bronx against the Yankees.  Detroit won 12-4 and Martinez now has 16 home runs on the year.

Finally, Eric Garcia McKinley goes long detailing just how good Max Scherzer has been lately.  Sure looks like money well spent for the Nats.