Tribe Sputters in Road Trip Finale; Pirates 5, Indians 3
Mike B. | On 06, Jul 2015
The Pirates erased a 3-0 deficit in a hurry, reaching Danny Salazar for five runs and six hits in the fifth that proved to be the difference in a 5-3 Pittsburgh win.
Despite the Pirates winning the final two games of the series (by a combined 6-3 score), the Indians went 5-5 on this 10-game road trip, their longest of the season.
Over the last seven games of the trip, Tribe pitchers allowed a total of 16 runs (2.29 ERA).
W: Gerrit Cole (12-3)
L: Danny Salazar (7-4)
S: Mark Melancon (27)
HR: Pedro Alvarez (12, 5th inning off Salazar 1 on, 0 Out)
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