Rays Win Via Walk-Off Over Tribe 9-8, Indians Drop 7 Straight


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TAMPA, FL--The Cleveland Indians came from behind in the sixth inning to take an 8-5 lead. However, former Indians' player Yandy Diaz walked off against Emmanuel Clase and the Indians dropped seven straight.

In the second inning, Brandon Lowe delivered with the bases loaded against the returning Logan Allen.

Franmil Reyes led Cleveland's efforts with five RBIs.

After the Rays added a run in the sixth, Wander Franco had a RBI single to tie the game in the ninth. Then Yandy Diaz did this:

Here's Terry Francona after the game:

The Indians will start J.C. Mejia (RHP, 1-3, 6.18) against Michael Wacha (RHP, 1-2,5.26) in Game 1 Wednesday afternoon. Sam Hentges (LHP, 1-3, 8.22) will start Game 2 for Cleveland against Josh Fleming (LHP, 6-4, 3.39)

Here's my postgame reaction:

Coverage of the Wednesday doubleheader begins at 11:05am with a 12:10pm First Pitch for Game 1. Game 2 will be played 40 minutes after Game 1 (Appx 3:10pm) on WTAM 1100AM/106.9FM and the iHeartRadio App!


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