Cleveland and Texas ended up going twelve innings tonight before the Rangers prevailed, but it would have been over a lot sooner if not for Michael Brantley.
Trailing 6-2, Cleveland had the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth. That’s tense enough, but there were two outs, and Brantley was facing an 0-2 count. Fortunately for Cleveland, he did this:
That is a clutch dong. It ended up not mattering, as Texas scored two runs in the 12th and ended up winning 8-6, but what a fun moment for Cleveland to kick off the month of May.