Martin, Bieber lead Cleveland to 4-0 win over Tigers

DETROIT (AP) Leonys Martin capped a successful return to Detroit with another fine day at the plate.

Martin had three hits, including a solo home run in the third inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Thursday. Shane Bieber allowed three hits in seven innings for the Indians, who have won six of seven after taking two of three in this series.

Martin, who played 78 games for Detroit before being traded to Cleveland last season, went 5 for 11 with two homers and a double in the series.

''I really like Comerica Park to play,'' Martin said. ''This is a big park, but at the same time, feel really good in Comerica Park. It's not about the field. I just go to home plate every single at-bat to do my best.''

Bieber (1-0) struck out six with one walk, improving to 8-0 on the road in his young career. Martin and Carlos Santana had three hits apiece for the Indians.

''I thought we chased some pitches, but their guy was doing a lot of good things,'' Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire said. ''He spun it well and he moved it around on us, and when we hit the ball hard, we hit it right at somebody.''

Spencer Turnbull (0-2) allowed three runs in four innings.

Turnbull struck out the game's first two hitters before Jake Bauers singled, stole second and scored on Santana's single.

''It's frustrating, because I could have been out of that inning with a little luck, but you have to flush that out of your mind and keep pitching,'' Turnbull said. ''I felt like I didn't give us much of a chance to win the game, and that's something that's going to bother me for the rest of the day. After that, I have to start getting ready for my next start.''

Martin made it 2-0 with his homer, then added an RBI single in the fourth. Santana hit an RBI single in the seventh.

Turnbull got some help in the third when left fielder Dustin Peterson made a spectacular diving catch on the warning track.

THE ELEMENTS

It was 43 degrees at game time, and the official attendance for this weekday afternoon matchup was just 13,910.

''It's not a fun day to play baseball,'' Indians manager Terry Francona said. ''It's a little better when you're winning.''

At one point, Tigers reliever Blaine Hardy lost his hat during a pitch, and it blew back behind the mound.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Indians: Chris Antonetti, Cleveland's president of baseball operations, said SS Francisco Lindor (right calf) is making progress. ''He's at the point of being able to do everything baseball-wise, from taking groundballs to taking batting practice,'' Antonetti said. ''It's just a question of those more aggressive movements and turns. That's a next step.'' ... Antonetti said 2B Jason Kipnis (right calf) could join the team on this trip. He said RHP Danny Salazar (right shoulder) is able to throw off a mound, and he hopes Salazar can be an option for the Indians later this season. ... Cleveland plans to start RHP Jefry Rodriguez on Saturday after a back problem sidelined RHP Mike Clevinger.

Tigers: OF Nicholas Castellanos missed the game with a toe injury. ... Detroit reinstated OF JaCoby Jones (left shoulder) from the injured list and designated OF Mikie Mahtook for assignment. Mahtook went hitless in 23 at-bats for the Tigers this year.

UP NEXT

Indians: Cleveland heads to Kansas City, where Carlos Carrasco (1-1) starts for the Indians against Brad Keller (1-1) in Friday night's series opener.

Tigers: Detroit's game at Minnesota on Friday night already has been postponed because of expected snow. It will be made up as part of a split doubleheader on May 11th. The Tigers plan to start RHP Tyson Ross (1-1) on Saturday against the Twins, weather permitting.

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  • W: S. Bieber (1-0)L: S. Turnbull (0-2)
  • HR: CLE - L. Martin (2)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
L. Martin CF42321110.237.370.474.84313.5
J. Ramirez 3B50000026.136.170.182.352-1.0
J. Bauers LF41100100.189.286.324.6104.0
C. Santana 1B30320200.425.521.5751.0967.0
H. Ramirez DH50000026.188.333.406.740-1.0
T. Naquin RF30100101.300.323.400.7232.0
K. Plawecki C41100002.143.200.357.5572.0
B. Miller 2B40200001.231.333.423.7563.0
M. Moroff PR-2B00000000.091.091.136.2270.0
E. Stamets SS30000133.065.143.097.240-0.5
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    J. Harrison 2B40000002.146.241.167.4070.0
    J. Candelario 3B40000020.178.260.244.504-1.0
    M. Cabrera DH40000020.261.370.283.653-1.0
    N. Goodrum RF30100100.293.420.512.9324.0
    D. Peterson LF40000023.200.200.300.500-1.0
    J. Hicks 1B30000011.174.240.348.588-0.5
    G. Greiner C30100001.147.194.176.3711.0
    J. Mercer SS30100000.195.267.268.5351.0
    J. Jones CF30000002.000.000.000.0000.0
      BATTING
      • 2B - L. Martin (3), B. Miller (2)
      • HR - L. Martin (2)
      • RBI - L. Martin 2 (3), C. Santana 2 (10)
      • 2-Out RBI - C. Santana (7)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Ramirez 5 (5), H. Ramirez 2 (2), T. Naquin, E. Stamets
      BATTING
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Harrison 2 (2), D. Peterson 2 (2), G. Greiner
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - L. Martin, J. Bauers
      • CS - J. Bauers
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - N. Goodrum
      FIELDING
      • E - B. Miller
      FIELDING
      • Outfield Assist - N. Goodrum (2)
      • DP - (Harrison-Mercer-Hicks)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      S. Bieber (W, 1-0)7.03001601.800.6730.0
      A. Cimber1.00000000.000.233.0
      B. Hand1.00000101.420.953.5
      PITCHERSIP
      S. Bieber (W, 1-0)7.0
      A. Cimber1.0
      B. Hand1.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      S. Turnbull (L, 0-2)4.08331414.801.53-3.0
      B. Hardy2.00001104.320.725.5
      D. VerHagen1.02111104.501.50-0.5
      R. Garrett1.01002202.081.621.0
      V. Alcantara1.00001002.251.252.0
      PITCHING
      • WP - S. Bieber
      • Pitches-Strikes - S. Bieber 105-68, A. Cimber 6-6, B. Hand 7-7
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Bieber 9-7, A. Cimber 2-1
      • Batters Faced - S. Bieber 26, A. Cimber 3, B. Hand 3
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - S. Turnbull 91-54, B. Hardy 27-16, D. VerHagen 19-12, R. Garrett 30-17, V. Alcantara 13-7
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Turnbull 2-5, B. Hardy 1-4, V. Alcantara 1-1
      • Batters Faced - S. Turnbull 20, B. Hardy 7, D. VerHagen 5, R. Garrett 6, V. Alcantara 3
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      CLE8-4
      1011001004111
      DET8-5
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      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      L. Martin CF42321110.237.370.474.84313.5
      J. Ramirez 3B50000026.136.170.182.352-1.0
      J. Bauers LF41100100.189.286.324.6104.0
      C. Santana 1B30320200.425.521.5751.0967.0
      H. Ramirez DH50000026.188.333.406.740-1.0
      T. Naquin RF30100101.300.323.400.7232.0
      K. Plawecki C41100002.143.200.357.5572.0
      B. Miller 2B40200001.231.333.423.7563.0
      M. Moroff PR-2B00000000.091.091.136.2270.0
      E. Stamets SS30000133.065.143.097.240-0.5
      Total35411416819-----
        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        J. Harrison 2B40000002.146.241.167.4070.0
        J. Candelario 3B40000020.178.260.244.504-1.0
        M. Cabrera DH40000020.261.370.283.653-1.0
        N. Goodrum RF30100100.293.420.512.9324.0
        D. Peterson LF40000023.200.200.300.500-1.0
        J. Hicks 1B30000011.174.240.348.588-0.5
        G. Greiner C30100001.147.194.176.3711.0
        J. Mercer SS30100000.195.267.268.5351.0
        J. Jones CF30000002.000.000.000.0000.0
        Total310300179-----
          BATTING
          • 2B - L. Martin (3), B. Miller (2)
          • HR - L. Martin (2)
          • RBI - L. Martin 2 (3), C. Santana 2 (10)
          • 2-Out RBI - C. Santana (7)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Ramirez 5 (5), H. Ramirez 2 (2), T. Naquin, E. Stamets
          BATTING
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Harrison 2 (2), D. Peterson 2 (2), G. Greiner
          BASERUNNING
          • SB - L. Martin, J. Bauers
          • CS - J. Bauers
          BASERUNNING
          • SB - N. Goodrum
          FIELDING
          • E - B. Miller
          FIELDING
          • Outfield Assist - N. Goodrum (2)
          • DP - (Harrison-Mercer-Hicks)
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          S. Bieber (W, 1-0)7.03001601.800.6730.0
          A. Cimber1.00000000.000.233.0
          B. Hand1.00000101.420.953.5
          Total9.0300170---
          PITCHERSIP
          S. Bieber (W, 1-0)7.0
          A. Cimber1.0
          B. Hand1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          S. Turnbull (L, 0-2)4.08331414.801.53-3.0
          B. Hardy2.00001104.320.725.5
          D. VerHagen1.02111104.501.50-0.5
          R. Garrett1.01002202.081.621.0
          V. Alcantara1.00001002.251.252.0
          Total9.01144681---
          PITCHERSIP
          S. Turnbull (L, 0-2)4.0
          B. Hardy2.0
          D. VerHagen1.0
          R. Garrett1.0
          V. Alcantara1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • WP - S. Bieber
          • Pitches-Strikes - S. Bieber 105-68, A. Cimber 6-6, B. Hand 7-7
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Bieber 9-7, A. Cimber 2-1
          • Batters Faced - S. Bieber 26, A. Cimber 3, B. Hand 3
          PITCHING
          • Pitches-Strikes - S. Turnbull 91-54, B. Hardy 27-16, D. VerHagen 19-12, R. Garrett 30-17, V. Alcantara 13-7
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Turnbull 2-5, B. Hardy 1-4, V. Alcantara 1-1
          • Batters Faced - S. Turnbull 20, B. Hardy 7, D. VerHagen 5, R. Garrett 6, V. Alcantara 3
          • 7TH INNING
            Santana singled to right, Martin scored, Bauers to second40
          • 4TH INNING
            Martin singled to right, Plawecki scored, Miller out at home, Stamets to third30
          • 3RD INNING
            Martin homered to right20
          • 1ST INNING
            Santana singled to center, Bauers scored10
          • 9TH INNING
            • Victor Alcantara relieved Reed Garrett
            • J. Bauers: Strike looking, Ball, Bauers lined out to center
            • Ca. Santana: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Santana walked
            • H. Ramirez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ramirez grounded out to shortstop, Santana out at second
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Brad Hand relieved Adam Cimber
            • M. Cabrera: Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Cabrera struck out looking
            • N. Goodrum: Foul, Strike looking, Goodrum flied out to right
            • D. Peterson: Peterson popped out to second
            • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Reed Garrett relieved Drew VerHagen
            • T. Naquin: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Naquin walked
            • K. Plawecki: Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Plawecki flied out to right
            • B. Miller: Strike looking, Miller doubled to deep left, Naquin to third
            • Max Moroff ran for Brad Miller
            • E. Stamets: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Stamets struck out swinging
            • L. Martin: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Martin walked
            • J. Ramirez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • Adam Cimber relieved Shane Bieber
            • J. Jones: Strike looking, Jones flied out to left
            • J. Harrison: Foul, Harrison lined out to pitcher
            • J. Candelario: Strike swinging, Candelario grounded out to second
            • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • Drew VerHagen relieved Blaine Hardy
            • L. Martin: Strike looking, Ball, Martin doubled to deep center
            • J. Ramirez: Strike looking, Ramirez popped out to shortstop
            • J. Bauers: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bauers walked
            • Ca. Santana: Santana singled to right, Martin scored, Bauers to second
            • H. Ramirez: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging
            • T. Naquin: Ball, Strike looking, Bauers caught stealing third, catcher to third
            • Middle of the 7th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • S. Bieber Pitching:
            • J. Hicks: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Hicks lined out to center
            • G. Greiner: Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Greiner grounded out to second
            • J. Mercer: Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mercer flied out to deep center
            • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • B. Hardy Pitching:
            • K. Plawecki: Strike looking, Plawecki fouled out to third
            • B. Miller: Strike swinging, Miller grounded bunt out to third
            • E. Stamets: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Stamets struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • S. Bieber Pitching:
            • J. Candelario: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Candelario struck out looking
            • M. Cabrera: Cabrera grounded out to shortstop
            • N. Goodrum: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Goodrum safe at first on 2nd baseman Miller fielding error
            • D. Peterson: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Peterson grounded out to pitcher
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
          • 5TH INNING
            • Blaine Hardy relieved Spencer Turnbull
            • J. Bauers: Foul, Bauers lined out to right
            • Ca. Santana: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Santana walked
            • H. Ramirez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ramirez flied out to center
            • T. Naquin: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Naquin fouled out to catcher
            • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • S. Bieber Pitching:
            • J. Hicks: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Hicks grounded out to shortstop
            • G. Greiner: Ball, Greiner singled to right
            • J. Mercer: Ball, Strike looking, Mercer singled to center, Greiner to second
            • J. Jones: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Jones fouled out to catcher
            • J. Harrison: Harrison grounded into fielder's choice to third, Mercer out at second
            • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • S. Turnbull Pitching:
            • T. Naquin: Naquin flied out to center
            • K. Plawecki: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Plawecki singled to left center
            • B. Miller: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Miller singled to left, Plawecki to second
            • E. Stamets: Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Stamets walked, Plawecki to third, Miller to second
            • L. Martin: Strike swinging, Ball, Martin singled to right, Plawecki scored, Miller out at home, Stamets to third
            • J. Ramirez: Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Martin stole second, Ramirez lined out to right
            • Middle of the 4th (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • S. Bieber Pitching:
            • J. Candelario: Ball, Strike looking, Candelario lined out to right
            • M. Cabrera: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Cabrera struck out swinging
            • N. Goodrum: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Goodrum singled to right
            • D. Peterson: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Peterson struck out swinging
            • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • S. Turnbull Pitching:
            • L. Martin: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Martin homered to right
            • J. Ramirez: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ramirez flied out to center
            • J. Bauers: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Bauers grounded out to shortstop
            • Ca. Santana: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Santana singled to left center
            • H. Ramirez: Foul, Ball, Ramirez flied out to deep left
            • Middle of the 3rd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • S. Bieber Pitching:
            • J. Mercer: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Mercer lined out to right
            • J. Jones: Jones grounded out to shortstop
            • J. Harrison: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Harrison grounded out to third
            • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • S. Turnbull Pitching:
            • T. Naquin: Foul, Ball, Naquin singled to center
            • K. Plawecki: Ball, Ball, Plawecki reached on fielder's choice to third, Naquin out at second
            • B. Miller: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Miller flied out to deep center
            • E. Stamets: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Stamets struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • S. Bieber Pitching:
            • N. Goodrum: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Goodrum walked
            • D. Peterson: Strike looking, Ball, Goodrum stole second, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Peterson struck out looking
            • J. Hicks: Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Goodrum to third on wild pitch, Ball, Strike swinging, Hicks struck out swinging
            • G. Greiner: Strike swinging, Greiner grounded out to third
            • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 1ST INNING
            • S. Turnbull Pitching:
            • L. Martin: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Martin struck out swinging
            • J. Ramirez: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging
            • J. Bauers: Ball, Foul, Ball, Bauers singled to shallow left center
            • Ca. Santana: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Bauers stole second, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Santana singled to center, Bauers scored
            • H. Ramirez: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 1st (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • S. Bieber Pitching:
            • J. Harrison: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Harrison lined out to center
            • J. Candelario: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Candelario struck out swinging
            • M. Cabrera: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cabrera fouled out to first
            • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)