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FIve Tribe Pitchers Combine For Shutout

FIve Tribe Pitchers Combine For Shutout

The Tribe held on to that slim one run lead for the next 5.5 innings.  Gallagher gave up a walk in the 4th to Bozied, but erased him in a double play.  He gave up a single to 3B Pete Orr in the 5th, and left him on base.  Mike Crotta (photo), who joined the Indians on a rehab assignment today, pitched a 1-2-3 inning for the Tribe in the 6th.  Donnie Veal, also coming back from elbow surgery, walked Bocock to begin the 7th, but picked him off base.  Veal also gave up a single to Orr, but left him on base.  Chris Leroux pitched the 8th inning.  Mayberry led off with a double, but Leroux retired the next three batters in order.  Hague singled for the first time in the 2nd inning, but was left on base.  He doubled in the 6th, and again was left on base.  C Eric Fryer walked in the 4th and d'Arnaud walked in the 5th, and they were also left stranded.  Former Indy Indian reliever Juan Perez took over for Bass to begin the 8th.  ...

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