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just two and Gonzalez represented the tying run. He could only manage a meager grounder to third against lefty closer Brian Fuentes for the game’s final out. After going 0-for-4 with a walk Wednesday night and leaving four men on base
torrid stretch going 3-for-4 against Gio Gonzalez and Brian Fuentes , both of whom are left-handed. After opening the ..... He added a double to right in the seventh against Fuentes , blasting it through the shift the A’s had employed
the Angels. While the team expressed some interest in Brian Fuentes this offseason, the team was no longer setting its ..... unlikely that the team would make a second exception for Fuentes or another left-hander just for the sake of featuring
three-year, $37 million deal from the Mets . Kerry Wood got a two-year, $20.5 million deal from the Indians. Brian Fuentes signed a two-year, $17.5 million deal with the Angels . Last offseason, those types of multi-year deals simply
down by a run, they found themselves facing closer Brian Fuentes , a lefty. Leading off the inning, Francona chose ..... Gonzalez , who was 1-for-6 in his career against Fuentes , and had one hit in six at-bats in the series
a series against an Angels squad that was perceived not to have a No. 1 starter, and whose bullpen (with closer Brian Fuentes at the back end) was viewed as suspect. Yet in the end, all three of the Red Sox pitchers absorbed losses, none more shocking
they were able to throw some of the saved money the way of pitcher Ervin Santana , outfielder Juan Rivera and closer Brian Fuentes . And after numerous conversations with Abreu’s agent, Peter Greenberg — who also represented injured Angels Kelvim Escobar
into the game hitting .328 against lefties and went 2-for-2 against Gonzalez and added a double against reliever Brian Fuentes . Ortiz swatted his 26th home run of the year and now has eight home runs against lefties this season, which is
Cafardo of the Boston Globe , the A’s could look to improve their offense by shopping pitchers like Craig Breslow , Brian Fuentes and Grant Balfour for a big bat. Oakland has one of the best pitching staffs in the majors with a 3.14 team ERA
Oakland had just brought in lefty extraordinaire Brian Fuentes to face the left-handed hitting Crawford. In 2010, lefties hit a microscopic .128 against Fuentes . Even though Fuentes is permitting lefties to hit .269 this year, his quirky delivery
season. With the bases loaded in the seventh inning of a 6-5 contest, Crawford stepped in against lefty reliever Brian Fuentes and poked a broken-bat, two-run single into center to give the Red Sox their first lead since the third inning
0.944 – Matt Capps (16-for-50, 3 HR) 0.875 – Kevin Gregg (13-for-53, 2 HR and 17 walks) 0.870 – Brian Fuentes (10-for-34, 1 HR) I should give an honorable mention here to Kyle Farnsworth, who has only faced 14 batters with the “game on the line” over
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