Tribe drop 3-2 squeaker in Cincy

Tribe drop 3-2 squeaker in Cincy
Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto (19) points to the grounds crew after hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning during a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Cincinnati, Monday, August 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster) (Source: Aaron Doster)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Indians had plenty of chances but dropped a 3-2 heartbreaker to the Reds in Cincinnati Monday night.

Joey Votto’s 2-run homer in the 6th was the difference.

Zach Plesac took the loss for Cleveland, allowing 3 runs in 7 innings.

The Tribe’s best chance came in the 8th with 2 men on and no one out, but Jose Ramirez struck out. Cesar Hernandez was then thrown out stealing, and Francisco Lindor fanned to end the rally.

Lindor also homered for the Tribe.

Nick Castellanos went deep for Cincinnati.

Sonny Gray got the win.

Raisel Iglesias pitched a perfect ninth for the save.

The Tribe have now lost 4 straight and scored just 6 runs in their last 6 games.

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