McCullers Shuts Down Indians as Astros Top Tribe 3-1; Three Takeaways From the Loss

first_img Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE. The Indians and Astros played an entertaining finale in Houston in front of a National TV crowd on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball, but the Tribe bats were sound asleep for most of the night as Houston won the wrap up of the three-game set with a 3-1 win.How quiet were the Indians bats Sunday night? They were held scoreless till the ninth, and managed just three hits, both of which came after Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. pitched five perfect innings.Now at 22-23, the Indians will get on a plane and head to Chicago, as they will take on the Cubs for two games after a day off on Monday.Here’s three takeaways on Sunday’s setback. Pages: 1 2 3 4 Related TopicsAstrosBrian McCannCarlos CarrascoIndiansLance McCullers Jr. Matt Loedelast_img

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