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Three outs from defeat, the Indians jerseys pulled out an unlikely victory that felt bigger than one win.
Lindor pushed an RBI mlb jerseys from china single through Washington’s drawn in infield with one out in the ninth inning, and Cleveland rallied for three runs in its final at bat to stun closer Jonathan Papelbon and the Washington Nationals jerseys 7 6 on Tuesday night in a matchup of first place teams with sights on October.
Down two runs and in danger of their losing streak reaching a season high four games, the Indians jerseys rallied against Papelbon (2 4), who did not get an out before he was pulled by manager Dusty Baker.
“That’s an ugly way to lose one,” Baker said. “I’m at a loss for words.”
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“It’s huge,” Lindor said. “We’ve been on the road for a while. It’s nice to be home with our families, get that little off day and be in this clubhouse. It changes everything a little bit.”
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