TORONTO(AP) There's not much relief in the
bullpen these days.
hit a three-run home run and
added a solo shot to punctuate a seven-run seventh inning for the
Toronto Blue Jays
in their 10-6 win Tuesday over the Indians.
Trailing 6-3 after Cleveland scored four times in the top of the seventh, the
responded with seven runs and six hits off four Indians relievers in the bottom half.
''What's happening here right now is unacceptable,'' Cleveland manager
said of his struggling bullpen, which has a 6.49 ERA this season.
Indians relievers have converted six of 13 save opportunities.
grounded out to start the inning but the next five batters reached safely.
and left after
's two-run single made it 6-5.
''You've got to make pitches in that situation and obviously I didn't,'' Chulk said.
tied it with an RBI single off
, who was replaced by
flied out for the second out. Lind crushed a 1-2 slider into the second deck in right before Rolen homered to left.
''We did everything we could to work through that inning, whether it be to hold the lead or keep it tied, and nobody could
get it done today,'' Wedge said.
Lind said he was looking for the slider and knew what to do when he got one.
''I figured he was going to throw it because I faced him (Monday) night and he threw all fastballs and then he made me look
kind of stupid with his first pitch slider,'' Lind said. ''After he came up and in, I figured he was going to try and go down
and way with the slider.''
Wedge said the Indians have ''a lot of work to do'' to sort out their bullpen.
''We're going to continue to make changes,'' Wedge said. ''We're going to continue to try people whether they're here or in
Triple-A or not even in the organization. We're going to do whatever we have to do to get people down there that we can count
(1-0) worked 2-3 of an inning in his first appearance since being called up from Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday.
The Indians scored twice in the second.
was hit by a pitch and came all the way around when
's single skipped past Snider in left and rolled all the way to the wall. Francisco wound up at second, stole third and scored
's fielder's choice.
Toronto got one back in the bottom half when Lind singled and scored on Overbay's two-out double.
Lind grounded a two-run single past Indians shortstop
in the sixth to put Toronto ahead 3-2.
''That's a play he needs to make,'' Wedge said. Cleveland starter Anthony ''Reyes did a good job of getting a real good hitter
to put the ball on the ground right there. It looked like Jhonny broke the wrong way, then he broke late and he just couldn't
get back there in time. We had him up the middle where we felt like (Lind) was going to hit the ball. That's where he hit
the ball and that's a play that has to be made and we should be out of the inning.''
Cleveland answered by batting around in the top of the seventh and scoring four runs against three
had an RBI single,
scored on a wild pitch and Peralta capped it with a two-run single.
The first run was charged to right-hander
, ending a streak of 11 scoreless innings to begin the season.
Peralta snapped an 0-for-14 slump with a single in the fourth and finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
Making his major league debut, Toronto left-hander
allowed two runs-one earned - and six hits in six innings. He walked none, struck out six and hit three batters.
Reyes allowed three runs and six hits in six innings. Reyes, who has not won in four starts, walked one and struck out five.
Notes: Toronto RHP
was chosen AL Rookie of the Month in April after going 3-0 with a 2.70 ERA in four starts. ... Snider snapped an 0-for-13
streak with a single in the sixth. ... Cecil is the third Toronto starter to make his debut this season, following LHP
. ... Rolen's homer was his first since April 15 at Minnesota. ... Martinez extended his hitting streak to 14 games, the longest
active streak in the AL.