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Bullpen holds on tight as Orioles win their fifth straight, 4-3 over Indians

Bullpen holds on tight as Orioles win their fifth straight, 4-3 over Indians

CLEVELAND – After getting another quality outing from a starting pitcher — for the fifth consecutive game — the Orioles turned Sunday’s game over to their shutdown bullpen. And for one of the few times this season, the Orioles had to hold on tightly. Maybe cross their fingers and close their eyes, too, before finishing off their 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians. “It wasn’t really the way we drew it up, but it seemed to work out,” Orioles closer Jim Johnson said. “We got the win, so it doesn’t really matter.” With the Orioles leading 4-0 in the ninth, the Indians rallied for three runs and put the tying runner on second...

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