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Indians’ Late Rally Not Even Close

Indians’ Late Rally Not Even Close

(Photo:  Pedro Ciriaco on first)Burres gave up another 3 runs in the 4th inning.  After one out, the next five Norfolk batters reached base safely.  Harris lined a single into center field, just over the reach of the leaping 2B Pedro Ciriaco.  C Craig Tatum walked on 4 pitches, then CF Matt Angle drove a single past the diving Tribe 1B Matt Hague, scoring Harris from second base.  3B Blake Davis lined off the right field wall, bringing Tatum, but Wimberly played the bounce off the wall and fired back to second base, where d'Arnaud was able to tag out Davis as he tried to make his hit a double.  Adams grounded to deep short, and beat out the throw from d'Arnaud to Hague for another hit, allowing Angle to score.  Tides up, 6-0.  Burres walked 1B Brandon Snyder to begin the 5th, then DH Nick Green doubled down the left field line and into the corner, past 3B Brian Friday's dive.  At that point, Burres was replaced by Garrett Olson, who came int...

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