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Tribe Bullpen Struggles to Shut Down Late

SCOTTSDALE-The AZL Indians bullpen couldn’t throw the shutout innings they needed in a back-and-forth game on Friday night. After starter Kieran Lovegrove threw 3 shutout innings, each pitcher after him surrendered at least a run. However, from an offensive standpoint, second baseman Claudio Bautista kept his hot hitting up with two hits and his 4th homer of the season.
“Luck was on my side tonight, since my control wasn’t really there,” Lovegrove said after his outing. “I got helped out by good defense and the pitch out, throw down [catcher Ryan Battaglia threw out the Giants’ Randy Ortiz on a pitch out in the 3rd inning]. “The fastball command wasn’t as...

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