John Buck homered twice as Kansas City looked sharp again defeating Cleveland, 9-3. Carl Pavano took the loss for The Tribe giving up four earned runs and eight hits in six innings of work.
Former Indian Coco Crisps RBI triple started the scoring. Crisp then scored on a Mike Aviles sac fly. Buck homered off of Pavano in the fifth inning, a solo shot, and added a three-run blast in the eighth.
The Indians drop to 1-7 on the young season. Grady Sizemore went 0-5 in the game watching his average dip to .176. The Indians can’t seem to get a timely hit in any situation so far this year.
The final game of the series is set for Wednesday, first pitch is at 2:10 as Aaron Laffey gets the ball against Sidney Ponson.