Cody Allen News Archive
Allen gave up a solo homer in Sunday's win over the Blue Jays in a non-save situation.
Allen gave up two hits and an unearned run Wednesday against the Royals, but escaped the ninth inning with his fourth save.
Allen has the full confidence of manager Terry Francona despite allowing four runs in an inning twice already this season, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. "Cody [Allen] is about as trustworthy and dependable as anyone we have," said Francona. "Monday night wasn't a lot of fun, but if there's anybody we believe in, he's right at the top of the list."
Allen imploded in a save situation Monday, allowing four runs and securing just one out.
Allen struck out two and walked one while holding the White Sox scoreless to earn his second save of the season Wednesday.
Allen struck out two in a perfect ninth to earn his first save of the season Wednesday against the Astros.