Sometimes, no matter how poorly they perform against other teams, an opposing pitcher just has your team's number. Such appears to be the case with Taijuan Walker and the Cleveland Indians. Oh, and happy Draft Day.
Seattle 5 - Cleveland 0
Taijuan Walker and Chris Iannetta beat the Cleveland Indians 5-0. - Let's Go Tribe - You would think a 10 vs. 2 match-up would favor the side with more players. Sadly, you are wrong.
Taijuan Walker leads Mariners' win vs. Indians | MLB.com - Taijuan Walker threw eight scoreless innings and catcher Chris Iannetta cracked a pair of homers and drove in four runs as the Mariners topped the Indians, 5-0, on Wednesday.
Seattle's Taijuan Walker continues spell over Cleveland Indians in 5-0 victory | cleveland.com - Imposing his fastball around the strike zone, Walker matched his career-high with 11 strikeouts, allowing just three hits and winning for the first time since April 25.
Carlos Carrasco allows 2 homers vs. Mariners | MLB.com - Except for two costly hanging sliders to Mariners No. 9 hitter Chris Iannetta, Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco said he felt good in his second start since coming off the disabled list.
Other Indians News
Indians look to build on past success in Draft | MLB.com - There is not only a lot of uncertainty surrounding how the top of the Draft will play out, but there is also more unknowns when a team is picking in the middle of the first round.
Indians prepared to ‘react to whatever is there’ with 14th pick in Thursday’s MLB Draft - Indians - Ohio - "There is not a lot of certainty of what’s going to happen up top," Grant said. "You have to be prepared to react to whatever is there."
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