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"One stupid pitch" by Bauer is enough for Seattle to beat Indians

Tribe batters could not solve Taijuan Walker, who so far has not done much to justify all the hype.

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Seattle 2 - Cleveland 1

Indians dominated by Taijuan Walker and the Mariners - Let's Go Tribe - The Cleveland Indians were 2-1 losers to the Seattle Mariners Friday night at Safeco Field. Trevor Bauer pitched well, but the Tribe lineup was mostly missing in action.

Bauer stellar but bats stall vs. Seattle's Walker | indians.com - A taut pitcher's duel broke out between the Indians and Mariners on Friday night at Safeco Field, and one swing of the bat proved to be the difference in Seattle's 2-1 victory.

Cleveland Indians fall to Seattle, 2-1; Taijuan Walker throws eight scoreless innings | cleveland.com - Trevor Bauer pitched well enough to win, but Taijuan Walker pitched better to lead the Seattle past the Indians on Friday night at Safeco Field.

'Stupid pitch' proves costly in Bauer's tough loss | indians.com - "It was a stupid pitch," Bauer said after Seattle evened the series at Safeco Field. "I shouldn't have thrown it. It was the wrong pitch at the wrong time. I should've thrown him a fastball in, but it happens."

More Indians News

Santana plans to rejoin Indians on Sunday | indians.com - The Indians were willing to give Carlos Santana until Tuesday to suit back up with the team, but the first baseman will rejoin the club in Seattle before the end of the current series.

Outfielder Tyler Naquin on rebound with Akron RubberDucks: Cleveland Indians Class AA Report | cleveland.com - Tyler Naquin missed the last two months of the 2014 RubberDucks season with a broken hand, but has recovered nicely so far in 2015.

Bradley Zimmer tearing up Carolina League: Cleveland Indians Class A Report | cleveland.com - Cleveland Indians prospect Bradley Zimmer is flashing plenty of power and speed at Class A Lynchburg while teammate Nellie Rodriguez also is getting hot.

LGFT

Peralta is baseball's most productive shortstop | MLB.com - Fat shortstop? More like Phat Shortstop.

Phillies designate for assignment Grady Sizemore | HardballTalk - Sizemore hit just .250 with three homers and a .657 OPS in 99 games for the Phillies.

Around the Horn

Peter Gammons: The Importance of First-Round Draft Picks - GammonsDaily.com - Peter Gammons previews the draft.

They Go to Extremes: How the Polar-Opposite Outfields in K.C. and San Diego Prove That Every Out Matters " - Defense matters, crimestoppers.

Report: Tigers Not Confident They Can Re-Sign Price " CBS Detroit - The report does not come as much of a shock given comments Price made back in January.