A rejuvenated offense recorded a double-digit hit total for the third straight game to give the Tribe a commanding 6-2 victory over the Twins.
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Despite entering play with a 2.46 earned run average, the best in all of baseball, the Minnesota Twins pitching staff could not dispel a struggling Cleveland Indians offense as part of a 3-1 defeat on Monday evening.
The Tribe has now won eight of their last 11 contests over the Detroit Tigers at Progressive Field as they rolled to a 13-6 victory against their divisional rival on Saturday afternoon.
It took one game for a sold out crowd at Progressive Field to get re-acclimated with the timely hitting of Michael Brantley. The IBI's John Alfes recaps a 2-1 extra-inning thriller...
After committing an error that allowed two opposing runs to cross the plate, Francisco Lindor bounced back with two home runs and five RBIs to lift the Indians to another come-from-behind victory.
Facing a one-run deficit with a runner at second base and no outs in the ninth inning, the Texas Rangers were unable to capitalize on a prime opportunity against Cody Allen and the Cleveland Indians.
Facing a 5-1 deficit on the road in the heat of Texas, the Cleveland Indians were able to register seven unanswered runs and beat the Texas Rangers 8-5 as part of the Opening Day festivities on Monday night.
The 2017 Cleveland Indians compare favorably with the 1995 version. Two entirely different types of rosters, but the 2017 team is in better position to win the World Series than the 1995 squad.