referring to Danny Salazar earned the win while Abraham Almonte furthered his candidacy for the Opening Day roster by hitting a two-run homer.
Salazar strikes out nineTwo home runs from Willson Contreras marked the only damage to Salazar’s 5.2 innings of masterful work on the mound.
SummaryA pair of big innings have fueled the Cleveland Indians to two consecutive victories to start the last week of March.
After tallying five runs in the first on Sunday, the Tribe scored three times in the second to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 in front of 11,624 fans on Monday night at Goodyear Ballpark.
One last tuneup against the defending World Series champions was just the boost Danny Salazar needed in his last step of preparation for the 2017 season.
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Chicago Cubs can’t solve Salazar as he strikes out nine in 4-3 win
Chicago Cubs: David Ross throws it back to the 90s with his cha-chaChicago Cubs: David Ross throws it back to the 90s with his cha-cha by Jacob R MisenerThe Chicago Cubs hit two home runs–both from Willson Contreras–but couldn’t solve Danny Salazar as the Cleveland Indians beat the Cubs, 4-3.
He also accounted for the Cubs final run by lining a two-strike single into left to cut it to a 4-3 lead.
The fans in Goodyear, Arizona got a solid rematch of the Chicago Cubs (11-16) and Cleveland Indians (15-14).
Replacing David Ross is no small task, but the Cubs’ young catcher seems to be taking to the job well.
Salazar struck out nine Cubs in 5 2/3 innings in outdueling the Cubs ace, Jon Lester.
as mentioned in Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY SportsThe Cleveland Indians take on the Chicago Cubs tonight in the final matchup between the two teams until a potential World Series rematch.
The final reminder of last season comes tonight as the Indians meet up with the Chicago Cubs in Goodyear.
Jon Lester will take on Danny Salazar in a potential World Series preview, as this is the final time the two teams will meet until a potential World Series rematch.
Nov 2, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis (22) and designated hitter Carlos Santana (41) celebrate after both scoring on a wild pitch by Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester (34) in the 5th inning in game seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field.
Cubs fans had been waiting a long time for a title, but they are no longer the lovable losers.
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