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Three Homers Top The Tribe

Three Homers Top The Tribe

(Photo:  Harrison reached base three times in the game)All the time at the plate and running the bases might have taken a toll on Wilson, though.  After 5 strong innings of work, Wilson ran into trouble in the 6th.  LF Dave Sappelt lined the first pitch of the inning over the right field fence for a solo home run.  A pop out gave Wilson the first out, but that was followed by a 1B Yonder Alonso's single through the hole into left field.  3B Todd Frazier brought in Alonso with the second home run of the inning, blasted over the left field wall, and the Bats had a 4-1 lead.  Mesoraco doubled down the left field line and into the corner, but after that hit, Wilson got two infield grounders to end the inning.  The Indians got one run back in the 7th, which be...

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