Tribe Drops Opener Despite Gomes Bombs; Mariners 3, Indians 2
Mike B. | On 10, Jun 2015
The Indians dropped the opener of a three-game series against the Mariners on Tuesday, 3-2, despite two Yan Gomes homers.
Seattle then scored a run in the eighth before Zach McAllister worked out of a jam to keep it 3-1. Gomes homered again in the ninth – nearly to the same spot – but the Indians could not tie it.
Corey Kluber pitched seven innings, allowing two runs and striking out four. He’s 3-7 despite a 3.53 ERA overall and a 2.11 ERA in his last six starts (63 strikeouts in that span).
W: Roenis Elias (3-3)
L: Corey Kluber (3-7)
S: Carson Smith (2)
HR: Yan Gomes 2 (2, 2nd inning off Elías 0 on, 0 Out; 9th inning off C. Smith 0 on, 0 Out).
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