Derek Jeter’s retirement after the 2014 season will come as a relief to Cleveland Indians fans. The future Hall of Fame shortstop’s numbers against the Seattle Mariners, however, may surprise you.
Cleveland Indians fans could be heard chanting “Detroit’s bankrupt” during a game against the Tigers Wednesday night.
Seattle has extended its win streak to eight games, currently the longest in baseball.
The Indians couldn’t capitalize on scoring chances early, and Seattle made solo homers from Kendrys Morales and Mike Zunino stand up in a 2-1 win over Cleveland on Monday night.
Indians closer Chris Perez deleted his Twitter account following two rough outings, thanks to the Mariners.
Yan Gomes hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning as the Indians, revived by Seattle fielding errors in the final two innings, beat the Mariners 10-8 on Monday to complete a four-game sweep and continue a season that’s shaping into one to remember in Cleveland.
Cleveland starter Justin Masterson dominated Seattle’s lineup with 11 strikeouts in seven shutout innings and the Mariners, who were beaten on walkoffs in the first two games of the series, barely put up a fight in dropping their third straight, 6-0 to the Indians on Sunday.
Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.
Eric Thames hit a tiebreaking two-run double with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Wednesday for their eighth straight win.