Indians third baseman Juan Uribe left Sunday’s 8-3 win over the Angels at Angel Stadium in the fourth inning with a testicular contusion when he was struck in the groin area by a Mike Trout one-hopper.
Carlos Santana homered from each side of the plate, and Francisco Lindor also went deep in the Indians’ 8-3 win over the Angels on Sunday at Angel Stadium to clinch a road series victory.
Francisco Lindor came back from his scheduled day off — one that, at 22, he said he didn’t want, but understands why it was given — and delivered three hits, including a home run, in the Indians’ 8-3 win over the Angels on Sunday at Angel Stadium.
The Indians believe they walked away with a potential cornerstone player in prep outfielder Will Benson, the team’s first-round pick (No. 14 overall), plus good value and depth throughout the rest of the Draft.
Left-hander David Huff makes just his second start for the Angels on Sunday, while right-hander Danny Salazar returns to the Indians rotation, as the two teams play the rubber game of their three-game series at Angel Stadium.
It always makes a special impact when a young big leaguer who can especially relate to what students are going through visits the Compton Urban Youth Academy. Such a player is Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor, who stopped by Saturday before heading to Anaheim to play the Angels.
Indians catcher Chris Gimenez said Saturday night he’s never seen Trevor Bauer pitch better. That was after the Angels beat the Indians, 4-3, on a walk-off hit in the ninth at Angel Stadium, spoiling the Tribe’s three-run rally in the top of the frame, and Bauer’s superb but unlucky eight-inning outing.
Matt Shoemaker’s record-setting hot streak continued on Saturday night, but it took a walk-off single by Yunel Escobar for the Angels to secure a 4-3 win over the Indians and snap their five-game losing streak.
The Indians picked Zach Plesac in the 12th round on the third and final day of the annual Draft, adding another right-handed pitcher to their stock of prospects. His uncle, former Major Leaguer Dan Plesac, received a notification when his nephew’s name was called.
Aaron Civale, who starred in an exhibition vs. the Red Sox last year, headlined Draft Day 2 for the Indians.
A pair of right-handers, the Indians’ Trevor Bauer and the Angels’ Matt Shoemaker, will be the focal points on Saturday night as the teams play the second game of a three-game series at Angel Stadium.