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N&N: Zach Plesac pitches CGSHO in Anaheim

Morning N&N for September 11, 2019

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Los Angeles Angels Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Luplow and Franmil Reyes provided the offense and Zach Plesac showed up with the pitching. Plesac was provided with 8 runs last night, but 1 would have been enough, as he pitched a complete game shutout against the Angels of Anaheim. It was kinda insane that Tito left him out there once the lead grew to 8, but what a cool moment for the rookie RHP.

His night was made easier by Mike Trout missing his 2nd consecutive game with a wordy foot injury, but make no mistake—he was so SO GOOD in this one.

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