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Guardians split last doubleheader with Tigers

Morning news and notes for Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022

Detroit Tigers v Cleveland Guardians - Game Two Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

Guardians 4, Tigers 1 (Game 1)

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Andrés Giménez played the hero in Game 1 of yesterday’s doubleheader, lifting the Guardians to a 4-1 lead with a clutch three-run home run. Aaron Civale struck out a season-high 10 over five innings.

Guardians 5, Tigers 7 (Game 2)

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Game 2 wasn’t quite as much of a success, with a lack of clutch hitting and a collapsing bullpen costing Xzavion Curry a win in his MLB debut.

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