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Toronto Blue Jays defeated Cleveland Indians 3-2

Melky Cabrera supplied four hits and a run as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Cleveland Indians, 3-2, in the opener of a three-game set.
Cleveland takes win over Oakland in opener

Cleveland takes win over Oakland in opener

Nyjer Morgan provided the winning run in the ninth inning with a sacrifice fly as the Indians took a 2-0 win over the Athletics in the opener Monday.
Cleveland routs the Rockies

Cleveland routs the Rockies

Michael Brantley went 3-for-4 with three RBI and Nyjer Morgan also knocked in three runs in Cleveland's 14-3 spring training rout of the Colorado Rockies.

MLB: Baltimore 7, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Bud Norris hurled seven innings of one-run ball Monday and the Baltimore Orioles enhanced their American League wild card bid with a 7-2 win over Cleveland.

MLB: Cleveland 3, Los Angeles Angels 1

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Nick Swisher's two-run homer gave Cleveland the lead in the third inning Wednesday and the Indians held on to defeat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1.

MLB: Oakland 3, Cleveland 2

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Eric Sogard's RBI single put Oakland in front in the seventh inning Friday and the Athletics held on for a 3-2 victory over Cleveland.

MLB: Detroit 5, Cleveland 1

CLEVELAND, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Justin Verlander dominated Cleveland over eight innings Tuesday and Detroit used a big fifth inning to record a 10th straight win, 5-1 over the Indians.

MLB: Cleveland 6, Chicago White Sox 1

CLEVELAND, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Ryan Raburn hit two home runs and drove in four runs Thursday in powering the Cleveland Indians to a 6-1 win and a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Cleveland 1, Texas 0

CLEVELAND, July 27 (UPI) -- Justin Masterson and two Cleveland relievers combined on a five-hit shutout Saturday, staking the Indians to a 1-0 decision over Texas.

MLB: Cleveland 7, Minnesota 1

MINNEAPOLIS, July 21 (UPI) -- Justin Masterson took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Jason Kipnis socked a two-run homer Sunday in Cleveland's 7-1 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Detroit 7, Cleveland 0

CLEVELAND, July 5 (UPI) -- Rick Porcello gave up five hits through seven innings Friday in boosting Detroit to its fourth straight win, 7-0 over Cleveland.

MLB: Cleveland 4, Chicago White Sox 0

CHICAGO, June 30 (UPI) -- Justin Masterson hurled his third shutout of the season Sunday and Cleveland gained a tie for first place with a 4-0 whitewash of the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Baltimore 6, Cleveland 3

BALTIMORE, June 25 (UPI) -- Light-hitting Alexi Casilla launched a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning Tuesday, rallying the Baltimore Orioles over Cleveland 6-3.

MLB: Cleveland 6, Kansas City 3

CLEVELAND, June 19 (UPI) -- Carlos Santana brought home the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded walk in the sixth inning Wednesday and Cleveland went on to down Kansas City 6-3.

MLB: Cleveland 2, Washington 1

CLEVELAND, June 14 (UPI) -- Drew Stubbs raced home with the winning run on a ninth-inning grounder Friday, giving Cleveland a 2-1 triumph over Washington.
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Justin Daniel Masterson (born March 22, 1985) is a right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians. Masterson was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the second round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft. Masterson was rated as the 64th-best prospect going into that year's draft by Baseball America. Masterson stands 6'6", and weighs 250 pounds.

Masterson was the first Red Sox pitcher since 1912 to make his first four consecutive starts in Fenway Park and not lose any of them.

Masterson was born in Kingston, Jamaica, where his father served as dean of students at the Jamaica Theological Seminary. A few years later, Masterson moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana. He attended Beavercreek High School at Beavercreek, Ohio where he first played baseball as a catcher, pitcher, and first baseman. His mother works as a teacher at Parkwood Elementary School in Beavercreek, Ohio, and his father is a pastor.

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