Cleveland (USA), .- The Puerto Rican catcher Roberto Perez received a walk in four pitches of reliever Dylan Covey with the full house in the eighth episode and drove the race with which the Cleveland Indians completed the comeback and they won 5-3 against the Chicago White Sox in their home debut in the new season.
The Indians, whose batters started as cold as the weather, did just enough and also counted on some needed help from a rampaging White Sox in the reaction that allowed them to score a cluster of four runs in the eighth inning after almost wasting a dominant performance. from starter Mike Clevinger.
The starter of the Indians allowed an unstoppable in seven episodes, with 12 strikeouts.
After the inconsistent departure of Covey (0-1), Caleb Frare entered and walked the emerging batter Greg Allen in five pitches to force another run and give the Indians a 5-3 lead.
White Sox driver Rick Renteria made several visits to the mound in the eighth to try to focus his relievers, but he had little success.
Jon Edwards (2-0) scored the victory despite conceding a two-run homer to rookie White Sox rookie Ryan Cordell in the eighth inning.
Brad Hand worked the ninth for his second save so far this season.
The Latin batting had the Cuban Yoan Moncada as the most effective when leaving 4-1 with one run scored and one driven.
While for the Indians, the protagonists had the Dominicans José Ramírez who went 4-2 with one run scored, Carlos Santana 3-1 with one run scored and one produced, and Hanley Ramírez 4-1 with one run scored.
Pérez, although he went blank in the three turns in the fourth, produced the race that gave the victory to the Indians. (EFE)