Cleveland 5 -Minnesota 2
After Cody Allen blew another save by tossing a meatball to Miguel Sano in the top of the ninth, Francisco Lindor turned on a change-up, depositing it beyond the right field fence to send everyone home without making anyone endure more from either bullpen.
Other Indians News
Will Francisco Lindor's walk-off homer instill a sense of urgency in Cleveland Indians? | cleveland.com - Apparently, Hoynsie thinks the Indians lack urgency.
Brandon Guyer starts in center for Indians - Guyer was put in center by manager Terry Francona on Wednesday to give usual starter Leonys Martin the day off as he recovers from illness.
Cleveland Indians release right-hander Zach McAllister after designating him for assignment | cleveland.com - McAllister had enough service time -- he started the year with five years and 77 days in the big leagues -- to refuse an outright to Class AAA Columbus and become a free agent
Josh Tomlin solid in Akron RubberDucks' loss to Reading | cleveland.com - Indians right-hander Josh Tomlin pitched three scoreless innings Wednesday night, but some costly RubberDucks mistakes led Akron to a 6-1 loss to the Reading Fightin' Phils at Canal Park.
Happy birthday, Rocky Colavito: Book on Indians slugger due soon | cleveland.com - A new book is coming out on former Cleveland Indians slugger Rocky Colavito, who turns 85 on Aug. 10.
Young boy who battled rare form of cancer gets once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at Indians game - News 5 Cleveland - A Chagrin Falls boy beat the odds after being diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer. Now at 3 years old, Hawk Hunt received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to throw the first pitch at the Indians game.
Around the League
- Stories of sports forfeits
- Game stopped to remove a moth from an umpire’s ear
- Players still fall for the hidden ball trick
- Fangraphs looks at the American League’s only playoff race
- Bartolo Colon is now has more wins than any other pitcher born in Latin America