FINAL: CLEVELAND 3 vs. Arizona 2
WP: Ubaldo Jimenez (1-2) LP: Joe Martinez (0-1) SV: Jeremy Accardo (1)
TOG: 2:54 ATT: 5,334
The Indians defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-2, in Goodyear in front of 5,334 to snap a 5-game losing streak, recording their 3rd win of the spring.
UBALDO JIMENEZ (3.0IP, 3H, 1R/ER, 2BB, 1K) settled down after allowing a run on a pair of first inning hits to record his first win of the spring. The Indians scored 2 runs in the first inning off JOE MARTINEZ, who relieved an injured JOE SAUNDERS, after Saunders was struck by a lined drive off the leg. The Indians scored twice in the first on RBI singles by SHELLEY DUNCAN & RYAN SPILBORGHS and again in the 4th on a bases loaded walk by Duncan.
Indians got scoreless relief outings from JOE SMITH, VINNIE PESTANO, NICK HAGADONE (2.0IP, 2H, 0R, 1K) and JEREMY ACCARDO, who notched the save.
The Indians will host the Texas Rangers tomorrow in Goodyear at 4:05PM EDT/1:05PM PDT. The game will be aired live on the Indians Radio Network and Indians.com and tape-delayed on WMMS 100.7FM starting at 7:05PM EDT. Starting pitchers are JOSH TOMLIN & YU DARVISH.