MLB Game Summary - Cincinnati at Cleveland
(Friday, February 22nd)
Final Score: Cleveland 11, Cincinnati 10
Goodyear, AZ (Sports Network) - Mike McDade delivered a three-run double with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Cleveland Indians an 11-10 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in both teams' Cactus League openers.
Lonnie Chisenhall had a two-run homer earlier for Cleveland, while Ryan Raburn belted a solo shot and Carlos Santana went 2-for-2 with two RBI in the victory. Michael Brantley also collected a pair of hits, including an RBI double, and scored twice to contribute to the Tribe's 14-hit attack.
Devin Mesoraco cracked a two-run homer and Ryan Hanigan knocked in a pair of runs with a first-inning double for Cincinnati. Joey Votto finished 2-for-3 with and RBI in the loss, with Miguel Olivo adding a solo home run for the Reds.
Indians starter Giovanni Soto was tagged for five runs on three hits and two walks while lasting just two-thirds of an inning. Frank Herrmann collected the win after setting the Reds down in order in the top of the ninth.
McDade's bases-loaded hit came off Drew Hayes, with all three Cleveland runs in the ninth charged to losing pitcher Carlos Contreras.
02/22 18:56:44 ET