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Piching and defense secure Guardians win in 10 innings

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Cleveland Guardians v Los Angeles Dodgers
De los Santos for the save
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Guardians 2, Dodgers 1 (10 innings)

The Guardians manufactured a run in the fourth inning and made the lead hold up into the tenth inning to win the series opener. Minnesota lost their third game in a row, reducing the Twins lead over Cleveland to 1.0 Game

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Anthony Gose escapes jam in 10-inning win over Dodgers

Every time Guardians manager Terry Francona had the chance to watch Anthony Gose, an outfielder-turned reliever, throw his triple-digit heater in exhibition games or bullpens for the first time during Spring Training in 2020, he’d say it was easy to dream about what Gose could become.

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Does David Blitzer’s arrival give Guardians better chance to make big trade? Hey, Hoynsie -
David Blitzer or no David Blitzer, the Guardians front office has always been willing to improve the club at the deadline if they're in contention.

Red-hot Cleveland Guardians excited to test themselves against tough schedule ahead -
Manager Terry Francona, after a 16-10 run by the Guardians, says it's important not to look too far into the past or future.

The Cleveland Guardians Hope New Money Will Help Solve An Old Problem

There are parts of that tableau, now that Major League Baseball, according to multiple reports, has approved the sale of a minority stake in the team, that the 2022 Guardians would love to duplicate. Specifically, the most dramatic home run in franchise history: Rajai Davis’ Game 7 eighth inning, ballpark-shaking, game-tying, three-run home run off Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman.

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The Guardians third baseman is behind only Mookie Betts and Mike Trout in WAR since 2017.

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