Tomlin pitches four strong innings in Indians’ 4-2 win.
Indians 4, Brewers 2
Summary: The Indians score three runs in the first two innings and Josh Tomlin pitches a strong four innings.
The Arms: In four innings, Tomlin allowed three hits, walked one and struck out five. He finished strong by striking out the side in the fourth. Tomlin’s only trouble came in the second when there were runners on first and second with one out, but he retired the next two… C.C. Lee followed Tomlin and struck out a pair as he retired the side in order… John Axford worked the seventh. He allowed a hit and a walk but also had a pair of strikeouts… Travis Banwart gave up three straight hits and a pair of runs in the ninth but then retired the next three.
The Bats: Asdrubal Cabrera batted leadoff and had two hits, including a double to lead off the Indians first. Lonnie Chisenhallâs bloop single scored Cabrera… Justin Sellers also had two hits, including a double, and drove in a run… David Murphy also drove in a run… Yan Gomes had a double to start the fifth.
The Gloves: Tomlin was called for a balk in the third.
Up Next: The Indians host the Angels tomorrow in Goodyear, Ariz. Danny Salazar makes his first Cactus League start of the year and will be opposed by Jered Weaver. It will be on SportsTime Ohio starting at 4 p.m.