Covering the Bases: Game 64
Pirates 9, Indians 2
FIRST: The Indians are currently mired in one of those runners-in-scoring-position funks that every team experiences at various points throughout baseball's 162-game marathon. Asked about the unfortunate trend, manager Manny Acta pointed to a specific section of his lineup.
"The issue has been the bottom of the lineup is scuffling," Acta said. "The top of our lineup and the middle of our lineup are hanging in there.