So far in the Tribe's series with the Angels, the game has been decided in the last few innings. Tuesday, it took until the seventh inning for first blood to strike. It had been a defensive minded game with Josh Tomlin's three strikeouts and a second inning in which he put away batters single-handedly in order; 1, 2 and 3.
The seventh inning came and put the Angels on top, 2-0 with Mark Trumbo hammering a double to center field; bringing in runners, Bobby Abreu and Howard Kendrick. The Indians didn't go away without a fight as later in the inning, Matt LaPorta drilled a homer to cut the Angel's lead in half, 2-1.
In the ninth inning the Tribe had the bases loaded, yet the Angels' smothering defensive tied the series at one game apiece. Indians look to take the series tomorrow in matinee fashion as they host the Angels at 12:05 p.m.
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