Franklin Morales was a bit of a mixed bag on Saturday evening.
On the one hand, the left-handed starter/converted reliever/converted starter allowed only two hits in his 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out six. On the other hand, Morales allowed three runs while walking four (albeit one intentionally) and hitting a batter before exiting in the sixth inning.
That wildness allowed Cleveland to break the game open and go on to a 5-2 win, and it looked like the lefty may have been tiring toward the end of his 108-pitch evening — a season high — failing to finish his pitches and leaving the ball up and well out of the zone.
Watch the video above to hear what Morales had to say postgame about his effort.