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Alvarez Returns To Tribe

Alvarez Returns To Tribe

Right Photo:  Sean Gallagher and Matt HagueAnother former Indian, who also troubled the Tribe last night,  gave the Mud Hens their first run of the game.  CF Jeff Salazar smacked a long fly ball over the right field wall for a solo home run in the 3rd inning.  Gallagher allowed only one more base runner over the next two innings, when 1B Ryan Strieby singled in the 4th.  His grounder to 3B Andy Marte skipped off Marte's glove and away from Mercer, who was moving to back up Marte.  The Indians had at least one base runner on in every inning but the 9th.  Toledo starter Andy Oliver did not allow the Indians a hit until the 3rd inning, but the Indians worked 4 walks in the first two innings.  Friday took a 4-pitch walk in the 1st, but was left on base.  Hague walked to lead off the 2nd.  After two fly outs, by Mercer and Marte, RF Miles Durham and C Miguel Perez both walked, loading the bases.  But CF Gorkys Hernandez, batting at...

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