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PITTSBURGH, PA -- Brad Lincoln used his four days off between starts in order to focus on several things -- fastball command, keeping his front side closed, and not allowing damage with two outs.

"Just don’t try to change anything," Lincoln said. "Don’t try and be something that you’re not. Don’t try and recreate something out there on the mound that you’ve worked hard on in your bullpens and stuff like that. Just believe in your stuff and go right at them and see what happens. And I did that."

Lincoln exited his fourth start of the season in Cleveland earlier than he wanted. After giving up four runs on nine hits over just 3.1 innings, the right-hander said in the clubhouse after the game that he needed to make some adjustments and focus more. He ...

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