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Guardians survive bullpen collapse, hold onto AL Central lead

Morning news and notes for Friday, Aug. 12, 2022

Cleveland Guardians v Detroit Tigers Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images

Guardians 4, Tigers 3 (F/10)

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The kids keep winning. Cleveland secured their fifth-straight win yesterday, sweeping the Tigers with Oscar Gonzalez’s go-ahead single in the top of the 10th inning. The Twins had Thursday off, so the AL Central lead bumps to 1.5 as of today.

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‘Fearless’ Josh Naylor fuels his fire with clutch hits, gives Guardians lineup a go-to man in late innings | Cleveland

“In your world, how many guys go 4-for-4 against Gerrit Cole in the postseason with impact?” one former coach said of Naylor. “That’s a rare breed.”

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