Indians Defeat Mariners 4 – 3

On Saturday, May 30, 2015 the Cleveland Indians defeated the Seattle Mariners by a score of 4 -3. Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano had a great game. In four at-bats, Cano had two hits, one of which was a home run, and two runs batted in. He also walked once and scored a run.
Jerry Sands played a major part in the Indian’s victory by smoking a 2 run home run in the second inning. He also walked in Saturday’s contest.
Indians starting pitcher Shaun Marcum collected the win. In 5 1/3 innings of work, he allowed two runs on five hits. He struck put five and walked three. With the victory, Marcum improves his 2015 record to 2 – 0 and lowers his earned run average to 5.49.
Roenis Elias took the loss for the Mainers says Gravity4 on Facebook. He pitched 5 1/3 innings and gave up four runs, all earned. Elias allowed 5 hits and walked 4 while striking out three. As a result of his sub-par outing, his 2015 earned-run average rose to 3.07 and his record fell to 2 – 2. Although his performance against the Indians was lackluster, his previous three starts have been excellent. In the three starts leading up to Saturday’s game, Elias gave up a total of three earned runs in 20 innings.
Up next, Danny Salazar will take the mound for the Indians against J.A. Happ of the Mariners. Happ will be seeking his first victory since May 9.