Amid a close AL wild-card race with the A's and Rays, the Indians could not afford to lose a second straight home game to the White Sox.But they were headed in that direction when, Rico Gafford Jersey with the bases loaded and one out in the ninth inning, Eloy Jimenez launched what Ed McCaffrey Jersey looked to be a bases-clearing double to give Chicago the lead. Indians center fielder Oscar Mercado prevented that hit by breaking back immediately on the ball before snaring it at full stretch. Right Brian Dawkins Jersey -handerNick Wittgren then closed the game with a strikeout.Mercado's athletic play saved the game and stunned Jimenez. It also kept Cleveland moving in the right direction with the A's in action against the Angels and the Rays getting the day off.WHAT A GRAB.Oscar Mercado just saved the game for the Indians. Sporting Denver Broncos Pet Gear News (@sportingnews) MORE: This has been an exciting rookie campaign for Mercado, who, in addition to his solid defense, has shown promise at the plate. He's slashing.265/.314/.418 and has racked up 13stolen bases in 93 games.His catch Wednesday certainly helpedhim and his team inchcloser to Alexander Johnson Jersey a playoff appearance.