Game 1: Hill v Happ. The Browns loaded the bases in the bottom of the 1st with Reyes single, Ramirez getting plunked and Dozier working a 2 out walk. Brandon Guyer hit a ball to left where former Brown Trea Turner booted it, allowing 2 unearned runs to score. The Browns pushed the lead to 3-0 in the 3rd when Fowler doubled and Maybin singled him in. Murphy made it 3-1 with a solo homer in the Browns added another unearned run in the 4th to close out the scoring. Hill finished his season 10-0 in 11 Starts with a 1.72 ERA and 101 K’s in 83.66 IP. Browns 4/5/1 Lemonheads 1/4/3
Game 2: Paxton v Kennedy. The Browns score a run on and infield hit in the bottom of the 1st but end up both Abreu and Belt K’d with the bases loaded. The Lemonheads pushed ahead in the top of the 2nd as Martinez reached on a Seager Error and came around on a Boegarts 2-run shot. Reddick led off the 3rd with a homer to tie it and the Sharts pushed ahead when Dozier reached on a 2-out E9 and scored on an Abreu single. But the Sharts handed the lead right back in the next inning when Duvall reached on an E4, Owings doubled to make it 2nd and 3rd and Walker drove them both in with a single. They added an insurance run on a solo homer in the 8th. Lemonheads 5/7/1 Browns 3/5/2
Game 3: Cueto v Pomeranz Crazy game. The Heads plate 3 runs in the 2nd on 4 hits and an error and get 3 more in the 3rd on homers from Martinez and Lamb. The Browns got 2 back on a homer from Reyes in the bottom of the 3rd. Boegarts made it 7-1 with a solo in the 4th. In the Browns 5th Calhoun, Ruiz and Maybin all walked with no outs. After Reyes K’d Correy Seager doubled in 2 and Abreu followed with an RBI single to make it 7-5. Murphy made it 8-5 with a lead off dinger in the 7th but the Browns battled back again. Ruiz ledoff the bottom of the 7th with a double and Maybin had a homer turned back to plate him. Abreu drove Maybin in to cut the lead to 8-7 but Dozier and S. Rodriguez both K’d with runners on 1st and 2nd. The Browns got 1st and 2nd again in the 9th but Dozier flew out to end it. Lemonheads 8/10/1 Browns 7/10/10
The Browns go to 45-42 and will look to wrap up the season sometime prior to Thanksgiving against the Plauge.
Notes: 5 of Hill’s 10 wins came as the only win in a Brown series loss.
The Browns improve to 13-7 all time against the Lemon heads, but are 1-4 in 1 run games.