Shin-Soo Choo barely edged out Michael Brantley to win his first 'Player of the Game' award of 2011. Choo had 2 RBI, a single, 2 steals and a walk earning a 'Player of the Game' score of 3.53. Brantley had 2 singles, a double and 1 RBI for a score of 3.25.
As a group, the pitchers outdid the hitters again, all but one of whom scored a 'POG' score of over 1.00. Carlos Carrasco and Tony Sipp each scored over two. The only negative pitcher was also the lowest scorer of the game. Chad Durbin lost the game to the Angels in extra innings and earned a 'POG' score of -2.21.
The final team 'POG' score was 12.36 in the loss to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Final: Cleveland Indians 3, LAA of A 4