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Tribe Takes Another Series In Grand Style (:

Sorry about my absence lately, it’s been hectic. School starts soon for me, on August 24th, so I have been sort of busy. I have a lot of games I haven’t covered, but I only have time to cover yesterdays, which was a great one. We had won our 5oth game the day before, which I could watch on TV for once, & I could also watch yesterdays. Well, the Twins took the lead 3-0, & I wasn’t so happy. I have learned though, to sit there & be as patient as possible, & dont give up. It payed off. To open up the bottom of the 3rd, Kely Shoppach of the Tribe hit a solo blasted homer, making it 3-1. I smiled, & felt a little better. Then, Luis Valbuena sent a monster out, making it 3-2. I was shocked & happy by then. Andy Marte got hit by a pitch, sending him to 1st. Then, who better to come up, then my hero? Grady Sizemore came up to bat. I started getting a little greedy, & thought ; Hey, if he hits a homer, that would be amazing! Plus, we would be suddenly winning! I wasn’t prepared for him to hit one, though. He did! It was crushed to the upperdeck! It was suddenly 4-3 Tribe.

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You should have seen the reaction from Luis Valbuena, it was definetely a Kodak moment, & it you want to, it’s on the 3rd highlights link, & after Grady Sizemore’s homer. Yes, I only have three links, because the 3rd is of the three homers in the same inning. It was awesome.

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Last but certainly not least, people keep saying Asdrubal Cabrera is the next Omar Vizquel for the Tribe. & I cant help saying, that, he is! He’s an amazing shortstop. Some of the plays he makes are unbelievable. Oh, we eventually won the game 7-3. Cant forget that part! 

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http://cleveland.indians.mlb.com/media/video.jsp?content_id=6129497
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Here are the highlights. I would watch the 3rd one, its my favorite.

Until next time..

GO TRIBE!!

Two Words ; Shut Out. Or Is It Shut-Out? Anyways..  (:

Okay, I have to make this entry sort of short, since I dont have a lot of time. The key to this game? Pitching, & defense. Oh, & of course a big inning. The Indians had a 5 run inning early, making it 5-0 Tribe. It stayed that way the whole night, & the Tribe shut out the Texas Rangers. Yes, the Texas Rangers. One of the best offense in MLB. I have to say I was very proud. & When Omar Vizquel came up, I was proud of the fellow Tribe fans, who gave him a standing ovation, & he waved to the crowd. Asdrubal Cabrera, our current shortstop, wears Omar Vizquel’s 13 in his honor. Awww! I find that so awesome. Asdrubal made some Omar like plays, infact, two of them in a row. Cant you tell Omar & Asdrubal get along? (:

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Oh yeah, if we win today again, it will be our 3rd win in a row, & also our 5oth win. So, we will have 50 wins, & not even 64 losses yet. I really dont think that is that bad, in my mind. On to the highlights.

http://cleveland.indians.mlb.com/media/video.jsp?content_id=6050549
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Until next time..

GO TRIBE!!

Tribe Turns The Tables (:

Oh yes, that is exactly what we did. The Tribe came out with bats swinging, & Aaron Laffey came out with all his good pitching. He has pitched well against the Twins this year. Infact, before last night, he pitched a game that I went to for my Birthday, & beat the Twins, where the final was 4-2 Tribe. The Indians got their revenge, & won 8-1. Oh, & Jess Todd did quite a job closing out the game. Lookie here, here’s a picture from last night, & Asdrubal Cabrera slid in safely to third.

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Now, I’m going to talk about Trevor Crowe. He had a chance with all these trades, & boy is he doing well for us. I definetely think he should be staying. He had more RBIs in last night’s game, & basically he does that every night. Plus, the 1-2 punch of him & Grady is a very good thing. Trevor is 9th to bat, then Grady leads off.”They came out Tuesday and really put it on us, then they had Francisco Liriano on the mound,” Trevor said. “I think we’re showing that, although we may be some guys down, we can still go out and compete.” He has really blue eyes! Just saying. Trevor does, that is. See?

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Okay, now on to the highlights!

http://cleveland.indians.mlb.com/media/video.jsp?content_id=5939513&c_id=cle&topic_id
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Until next time..

GO TRIBE!!

Did We Get Our Revenge? I Think We Did :)

When the Tribe lost the tough one, that ended in a catch robbing us of a possible chance to win, I was upset & frustrated, to say the least. I even walked around my room & kept saying that “the Mariners now had it coming to them in the next series, and that they should fear us cause we were mad now & would get revenge.” ( Just because I talk to myself does not mean I am insane. ) I never knew how right I was! Yesterday’s game was an absolutely amazing game for the Tribe. We batted very well off the Mariner’s pitching, which can be hard to do.

 We also used 4 pitchers, & neither gave up a run. Yesterday was only our 4th shut out game of the year. & BOY, was it a good one! The final score was 9-0 Tribe. Travis Hafner came back, & hit a three run homer. The Pronk is back in town! Then, right after, Ben Franciso hit one. This was all in the seventh, where we grabbed 4 runs in that inning. Then, there was even a homer by Jamey Carroll! It was homerun galore for me. I was so happy. I have to give credit to Aaron Laffey, who pitched a gem through seven innings. We only allowed the Seattle  Mariners to have 4 hits. I can safely say that for at least one game, we looked like a play off team, & it was wonderful.”I thought Laffey threw a heck of a ballgame,” Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu added. “The tempo was good, he kept the ball down in the zone, changed speeds, kept our hitters off balance. He was awfully, awfully tough today.”

 By the seventh & eighth inning, the radio annoucers were already talking about how the Seattle Natives were filing out of the stands. I understand their pain, the Tribe has seen their share of games where they probably felt like quitting early. I’m glad we just kept hitting, & it made it worth the listen. I stayed up till 12:30am to listen to this, but I’m so glad I did! If we win the game today, it will automatically win us the series & give us 40 wins. Until next time..

 

GO TRIBE!!