Miguel Cabrera’s 2-run first inning homerun and Jacoby Jones rbi double in the second inning, both off of Indians starter Shane Bieber were enough runs for the Tigers to beat the Tribe 3-2.
The only runs the Indians scored came in the ninth inning on a 2-run homer from catcher Roberto Perez.
After the two early mistakes Bieber settled in and pitched well, going 6 innings, giving up those 3 runs while striking out 12. But because of the Tribe’s lack of offense, he ended up taking the loss. As a team all Cleveland could muster was 6 hits and left 9 men on base.
The same two teams will play next on Saturday in Detroit, Zach Plesac gets the starter for Terry Francona’s squad.