CLEVELAND INDIANS 1983

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47 Wed 1 June H Seattle L 7 8   18-29 Perry (6-5) Blyleven (0-6) Caudill (10) RARE PLAY: 5th inning with 1-out, runners on 1st & 2nd, Thornton is safe on FC at 1st, Trillo scores from 2nd, Hargrove to 3rd on wild throw by 3B Castillo, Hargrove out at home RF-C, Thornton takes 2nd on throw home.
48 Thu 2 June H Seattle W 8 1   19-29 Sutcliffe (7-3) Stoddard (2-7)   Harrah hits 3-run HR (1) in 3rd.
  Fri 3 June H Oakland RAIN OUT          
49 Sat 4 June H Oakland W 6 5   20-29 Heaton (2-2) Baker (1-6) Spillner (4) Indians score 4 in 8th to take lead 6-5.
50 Sun 5 June (DH1) H Oakland W 10 8   21-29 Spillner (2-4) Burgmeier (0-3)   Tabler's 3-run HR (2) with 1-out in bottom of 9th is game winner
51 Sun 5 June (DH2) H Oakland W 8 3   22-29 Barker (6-2) McCatty (2-2)   Thornton's 8th inning HR (9) is wind-aided.
  Mon 6 June H Oakland RAIN OUT          
52 Tue 7 June @ New York L 0 9   22-30 Righetti (9-3) Blyleven (0-7)   Hargrove, 2-4, had 2 of 3 Indians hits
53 Wed 8 June @ New York W 6 3   23-30 Sutcliffe (8-3) Howell (0-3) Spillner (5) Indians rally for 5-runs in 6th to lead 6-3.
  Thu 9 June   OFF                  
54 Fri 10 Jun @ Detroit W 4 2   24-30 Sorensen (4-4) Rozema (2-3) Spillner (6) RARE PLAY: Trillo hits into CF-to-1b DP to end 2nd inning.
55 Sat 11 Jun @ Detroit L 3 6   24-31 Pashnick (2-0) Eichelberger (2-5)   Spillner gives up Grand Slam in 7th to break 2-2 tie
56 Sun 12 Jun (DH1) @ Detroit W 4 0   25-31 Blyleven (1-7) Wilcox (8-4)   Blyleven wins 1st game with CG, 5-hit shut out
57 Sun 12 Jun (DH2) @ Detroit L 0 5   25-32 Morris (10-3) Barker (6-3)   Only Indians hits were by Hargrove (single) and Bannister (triple)
58 Mon 13 Jun H New York W 3 1   26-32 Sutcliffe (9-3) Howell (0-4)   Sutcliffe strikes out 10 in CG, 6-hit win
59 Tue 14 Jun H New York L 2 12   26-33 Shirley (3-5) Sorensen (4-5)   Indians hit into 5 DPs
60 Wed 15 Jun H New York L 4 6   26-34 Rawley (4-6) Heaton (2-3) Gossage (12) RARE PLAY: Trillo ejected for arguing strike call in 6th.
61 Thu 16 Jun H New York L 1 5 10 26-35 Guidry (8-3) Anderson (0-2)   Bannister leads off 6th with HR (2).
62 Fri 17 Jun H Detroit L 2 5   26-36 Morris (11-3) Barker (6-4)   Indians took early lead in 1st on 2-run triple by Thomas.
63 Sat 18 Jun H Detroit L 4 5   26-37 Wilcox (9-4) Sutcliffe (9-4) Lopez (10) Indians steal 3 bases; stands tying run at 3rd in 9th
64 Sun 19 Jun H Detroit W 2 0   27-37 Sorensen (5-5) Petry (7-7) Easterly (2) Sorensen out 10 in 8.2, 3-hit win.  Solo HRs by Thornton (11) & Franco (6)
  Sun 19 Jun H Detroit Rain Out         Second game of DH PPD, Rain
65 Mon 20 Jun @ Boston L 3 6   27-38 Eckersley (3-6) Eichelberger (2-6) Stanley (13) Thornton: 2-run HR (12) in 4th over short LF wall.
66 Tue 21 Jun @ Boston L 3 5   27-39 Hurst (8-4) Blyleven (1-8)   1st: Back-to-back HRs by Thornton, a 2-run HR (13) & Thomas (12).
67 Wed 22 Jun @ Boston L 2 7   27-40 Ojeda (6-3) Barker (6-5)   RARE PLAY: Leading 1-0 in 4th, Tabler on 3rd and infield in, Tabler out in rundown and Franco out trying for 2nd for 6-5-2-5-4 DP.
68 Thu 23 Jun @ Boston L 4 7   27-41 Clear (1-0) Easterly (0-1)   Thomas HR (13), 2 RBI; Thornton 3-5, 2 RBI
69 Fri 24 Jun @ Milwaukee W 11 4   28-41 Sorensen (6-5) Sutton (8-3)   Franco Grand Slam HR (7) in 2nd.  Thomas, 2-5, HR (4), 2 RBI; Thornton 3-5, HR (14), 2 RBI
70 Sat 25 Jun @ Milwaukee W 6 5   29-41 Eichelberger (3-6) McClure (8-4) Easterly (3) Indians score 5-runs in 2nd; Hargrove strikes out but Simmons' PB extends inning.  Franco 2-5, 2 RBI, hits into 3 DPs but RBI single in 9th gives Indians insurance run.
71 Sun 26 Jun @ Milwaukee L 0 11   29-42 Caldwell (7-7) Blyleven (1-9)   Indians held to 5 hits and hit into 3 DPs; 7th time the Indians have been shutout.
  Mon 27 Jun H Boston Rain Out          
72 Tue 28 Jun H Boston L 1 6   29-43 Ojeda (7-3) Sutcliffe (9-5)   Indians tie game in 3rd on Harrah's RBI single.
73 Wed 29 Jun (DH1) H Boston L 5 6 12 29-44 Aponte (2-3) Easterly (0-2) Stanley (15) Tabler, 4-6, 3-run triple in 3rd. Thornton, HR (15)
74 Wed 29 Jun (DH2) H Boston W 3 0   30-44 Sorensen (7-5) Brown (4-7)   Sorensen, CG, 6 hits, 2 BBs, 3 Ks, 1st shutout.
  Thu 30 Jun   OFF                  
  Fri 1 July H Milwaukee Rain Out         Game called, bottom of 3rd, 1-out, no runners on, Bando batting with score tied 0-0. Rescheduled as DH on 4 July
75 Sat 2 July H Milwaukee W 9 5   31-44 Blyleven (2-9) Brown (9-2)   Harrah, 2-4, HR (2), 4 RBI.  6th inning, Dilone crashes into wall and is injured for remainder of the season.
76 Sun 3 July H Milwaukee L 2 9   31-45 Porter (2-2) Sutcliffe (9-6)   Tabler, 2-4, 1 RBI
77 Mon 4 July (DH1) H Milwaukee L 5 7   31-46 Sutton (10-3) Barker (6-6) Ladd (12) Thornton, 2-4, 2B, HR (16), 2 RBI.  Thomas, 0-4, BB, 4 Ks, strikes out with 2 on in 9th.
78 Mon 4 July (DH2) H Milwaukee L 2 4   31-47 Gibson (3-0) Heaton (2-4) Ladd (13) Indians held to 2 hits; score 2 runs on two-base throwing error by Yount in 2nd.
  Tue 5 July   OFF                  
  Wed 6 July   All-Star Game                  
  Thu 7 July   OFF                  
79 Fri 8 July @ Minnesota L 9 14   31-48 Walters (1-0) Blyleven (2-10)   Trillo, 2-4, 3 RS, BB, 2-run HR (2).
80 Sat 9 July @ Minnesota W 4 0   32-48 Sutcliffe (10-6) Schrom (4-6)   Sutcliffe, 8 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 6 BBs, 3 Ks.  Trillo and Hargrove hit back-to-back HRs leading off 4th.  HR: Trillo (3) and Hargrove (3).  Indians hit into 5 DPs. Thomas throws out Twins' Laudner at home for final out of the game.
81 Sun 10 July @ Minnesota L 0 7   32-49 Williams (6-6) Eichelberger (3-7)   Indians held to 3 hits; 8th time the Indians have been shutout.
82 Mon 11 July @ Chicago L 1 2   32-50 Burns (5-7) Barker (6-7) Barojas (16) Indians held to 5 hits.  Banister scored only runs in 1st on WP.
83 Tue 12 July @ Chicago L 0 4   32-51 Bannister (10-6) Sorensen (7-6)   Indians held to 6 hits, 9 LOB; 9th time the Indians have been shutout.
84 Wed 13 July @ Chicago L 2 3   32-52 Lamp (7-2) Blyleven (2-11)   Blyleven, 8 IP, CG, 11 hits, 3 ER, 1 BB, 7 K's.  Fracno, 1-3, solo HR (8), 2 RS, SB.  Tabler, 2-4, 2B, RBI.
85 Thu 14 July H Kan. City W 3 2 12 33-52 Heaton (3-4) Armstrong (4-3)   Tabler's RBI single with 2-outs in 12th scores Harrah.  Indians down 2-0, rally for 2 runs in 7th on Franco's RBI triple and Vukovich's  SF.
86 Fri 15 July H Kan. City L 4 8   33-53 Splittorf (7-2) Eichelberger (3-8)   Thomas, 2-4, solo HR (5) in 8th.  Bannister, 3-4, BB, RS, 2 RBI.  Franco, 3-4, triple.
87 Sat 16 July H Kan. City L 2 8   33-54 Perry (1-0) Barker (6-8)   Tabler, 2-4.  Indians score both runs in 6th on based loaded DP and then 2-base throwing error by Perry.
88 Sun 17 July H Kan. City L 8 9 10 33-55 Hood (2-0) Easterly (0-3)   Easterly blows 2-run lead in 9th and allows go ahead runs in 10th.  Hargrove, 2-6, HR (4), 2 RS, 2 RBI.  Franco, 2-5, double, 2 RS, solo HR (9) in 10th.
89 Mon 18 July H Chicago L 3 4 10 33-56 Agosto (1-0) Heaton (3-5) Barojas (17) Indians' rally for 2-runs in 8th ties game 3-3.  Harrah, 2-5, double, RS. Hassey, 2-4, RBI double in 5th.
90 Tue 19 July H Chicago L 4 5   33-57 Koosman (5-6) Sutcliffe (10-7)   Thomas, 2-4, 2 HR's (6 & 7), 3 RBI (33,34,35). Thornton, RBI (60) single in 1st.
91 Wed 20 July H Chicago W 2 0   34-57 Heaton (4-5) Dotson (14-3) Easterly (4) Heaton, 7 IP, 0 R, 2 BB's, 3 K's.  Easterly earns save with runners on 1st & 3rd with 2-outs. Thorton, RBI (61) single in 1st scores Harrah.  Indians scores second run on throwing error by shortstop in 2nd.  Tenth team shutout.
  Thu 21 July H Minnesota RAIN OUT         Rescheduled as DH on 24 July (Sun.)
92 Fri 22 July H Minnesota                  
93 Sat 23 July H Minnesota                  
94 Sun 24 July (DH2) H Minnesota                  
95 Sun 24 July (DH2) H Minnesota                  
96 Mon 25 July @ Kan. City                  
97 Tue 26 July @ Kan. City                  
98 Wed 27 July @ Kan. City                  
  Thu 28 July   OFF                  
99 Fri 29 July @ Toronto                  
100 Sat 30 July @ Toronto                  
101 Sun 31 July @ Toronto