Lincoln celebrated his double and his run by striking out the side in the bottom of the 6th.� Since allowing the run in the 3rd, he had faced only the minimum over the next three innings -- LF Boomer Whiting walked in the 5th, but was caught stealing second base.� Lincoln finished his evening with 6 innings, allowing 4 runs (3 earned), on 4 hits and a walk, and 6 strikeouts.� He threw 86 pitches (56 strikes).� The score was tied when he left the game, so he was not going to get involved in the decision.
It was the 7th inning that did the Tribe in.� Daniel Moskos came on to replace Lincoln.� He began by giving up back-to-back singles to Pete Orr and Luis Ordaz, then a sacrifice bunt by Carlos Maldonado moved both runners into scoring position.� Pinch-hitter Kevin Mensch lifted a sacrific...

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