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Shutdown by Shields

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Jul 21, 2011 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

In a replay of the last game before the all-star break, CC Sabathia and James Shields locked in a pitchers’ duel tonight. This time it was Shields who got away with the one-run win, 2-1, in the Yankees series finale at Tropicana Field. Sabathia was very good — two runs on five hits through eight innings — but a two-out walk came back to hurt him. Shields was just as good and didn’t allow a run until Robinson Cano’s two-out RBI double in the eighth. The Yankees went 4-4 on this first road trip after the break.

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