"I feel really happy, not for the single, but for my team winning tonight," Sano said, per MLB.com. "It's my goal to try to win a lot of games this year."
Ortiz has now homered eight times in his last 21 games. Despite the power surge, Ortiz is still batting just .179 over his last 10 contests.
Fielder went 2 for 3 with a walk in the game. Over his last 11 games, Fielder is hitting an impressive .415 with 17 hits, four doubles and two RBI.
Sizemore went 2 for 4 with two strikeouts during the game. Sizemore is 6 for 18 with one home run and four RBI in four games for the Rays this season.
Sano hit .254 with a .353 on-base percentage, .483 slugging percentage and .836 OPS in 201 at-bats against righties in Double-A this season. He also had one triple, 14 doubles, 10 home runs, 38 RBI, 40 runs, 30 walks and 60 strikeouts against right-handers.
Sano has been considered a top-100 prospect by Baseball America since 2010, making it as high as No. 6 in 2014. MLB.com has had Sano among the top 100 prospects since 2012, ranking him as high as No. 4 in '14. Coming into 2015, Baseball America had Sano ranked 13th, while MLB.com had him ranked 11th.
The 22-year-old prospect, who missed the 2014 season due to Tommy John surgery, has a career .278/.373/.564/.937 slash line in 445 games in the minors. He has totaled 105 home runs.
Pareded, who has 10 home runs, has homered four times in his last 17 games (14 starts). He is batting .377 with a .623 slugging percentage, 1.023 OPS, three doubles, 13 RBI, 12 runs, three walks and 15 strikeouts in that span.
Murphy is hitting .375 with two home runs and five RBI in his last 11 games.
The Indians are favored (-120) at Tampa Bay on Thursday.
This was expected as Moore has been slated to start this game. To make room for Moore, the Rays are will option designated hitter Marc Krauss to Triple-A Durham.
Moore will make his 2015 debut after returning from Tommy John surgery.
Morales hit a two-run homer and finished the game 1 for 3. Morales has now hit two home runs in his past 10 games. He is now posting a .287/.350/.469 slash line for the season.