MLB: Cleveland 6, Baltimore 2

BALTIMORE, July 1 (UPI) -- Cleveland's Justin Masterson allowed only one earned run over seven solid innings Sunday, staking the Indians to a 6-2 win over Baltimore.

MLB: New York Yankees 6, Cleveland 4

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- Phil Hughes hurled eight shutout innings and Chris Stewart knocked in two runs Tuesday in the New York Yankees' 6-4 win over Cleveland.

MLB: Cleveland 8, Cincinnati 1

CLEVELAND, June 20 (UPI) -- Justin Masterson gave up three hits in a complete-game effort Wednesday and Cleveland backed him up with a five-run fourth inning to down Cincinnati 8-1.

MLB: Cleveland 2, Pittsburgh 0

CLEVELAND, June 15 (UPI) -- Justin Masterson combined with two relievers on a five-hitter Friday that brought the Cleveland Indians a 2-0 decision over Pittsburgh.

MLB: St. Louis 2, Cleveland 0

ST. LOUIS, June 9 (UPI) -- Kyle Lohse and a pair of relievers combined on a three-hit shutout Saturday, staking the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-0 interleague win over Cleveland.

MLB: Minnesota 6, Cleveland 3

CLEVELAND, June 3 (UPI) -- Scott Diamond didn't allow an earned run over seven innings Sunday and the Minnesota Twins clinched their series against Cleveland with a 6-3 win.

MLB: Kansas City 8, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, May 29 (UPI) -- Will Smith notched his first major-league win and Mike Moustakas drove in four runs Tuesday in the Kansas City Royals' 8-2 triumph over Cleveland.

MLB: Cleveland 2, Detroit 1

CLEVELAND, May 24 (UPI) -- Justin Masterson gave up one run over seven innings Thursday to help the Cleveland Indians complete a three-game sweep of the Tigers, 2-1.

MLB: Boston 12, Cleveland 1

BOSTON, May 13 (UPI) -- Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered, drove in five runs, and Will Middlebrooks also went deep Sunday, powering the Boston Red Sox to a 12-1 rout of Cleveland.

MLB: Cleveland 7, Chicago White Sox 5

CHICAGO, May 3 (UPI) -- Jason Kipnis staked Cleveland to the lead with a triple, homer and four RBI Thursday and the Indians held on to down the Chicago White Sox 7-5.

MLB: Cleveland 3, Los Angeles Angels 2

CLEVELAND, April 27 (UPI) -- Asdrubal Cabrera singled home Aaron Cunningham from third with one out in the ninth Friday, giving the Cleveland Indians a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Oakland 5, Cleveland 1

OAKLAND, Calif., April 22 (UPI) -- Seth Smith smacked a two-run homer to back a strong start from Tyson Ross Sunday, elevating the Oakland Athletics to a 5-1 win over Cleveland.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 10, Cleveland 6

CLEVELAND, April 11 (UPI) -- A.J. Pierzynski and Alejandro De Aza each homered during a big sixth inning Wednesday and the Chicago White Sox bested Cleveland 10-6.

MLB: Cleveland 6, Minnesota 5

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Shelley Duncan homered and later added a two-run double during a big seventh inning Sunday that carried the Cleveland Indians to a 6-5 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Texas 10, Cleveland 4

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- David Murphy went 4-for-4 and clubbed a pair of homers, and the Texas Rangers pounded out 14 hits Tuesday in their 10-4 rout of Cleveland.
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Justin Masterson
Boston Red Sox' starter Justin Masterson pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning at SAFECO Field in Seattle May 17, 2009. The Mariners beat the Red Sox 3-2.(UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)

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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