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Francisco Lindor walk-off homer covers for Cody Allen blown save

News and Notes for Thursday, August 9, 2018

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Cleveland 5 -Minnesota 2

Recaps: LGT | MLB

After Cody Allen blew another save by tossing a meatball to Miguel Sano in the top of the ninth, Francisco Lindor turned on a change-up, depositing it beyond the right field fence to send everyone home without making anyone endure more from either bullpen.

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