Indians Take Second Straight From Twins 11-4: Three Takeaways From the Win

3. The Frankie and Jose Show

The Indians offense clearly after 14 games of 2017 has been paced by a pair of young players expected to have a huge impact on the team this season and beyond – that being SS Francisco Lindor and (for now) 2B Jose Ramirez.

Tuesday again saw each come up with some big hits, as Ramirez slammed a two-run homer in the 4th inning, his 4th of the year, and that gave the Indians a 5-2 advantage after the Twins closed it to 3-2 after one inning.

Ramirez has been nothing short of spectacular, better than just about anyone could have expected. He’s hitting .365 after going 2-for-5 on the night with two RBI.

Already up 7-3 in the 6th, Lindor put the game pretty much out of reach with a triple to center to score Abraham Almonte and Carlos Santana to make it a 9-3 game.

Lindor went 2-for-5 and he’s off to a huge start hitting .351 on the young season.

About the Author

Matt Loede
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.

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