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Cleveland at Arizona

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    Arizona0000200002--

    Indians 10, Diamondbacks 2

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    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - When the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired starter Trevor Cahill, the team felt it got exactly what it needed: a talented young pitcher who throws a lot of innings, has a devastating sinker and a long-term contract.

    Cahill struggled in his spring debut with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, a 10-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians. Cahill gave up a two-run homer and a solo shot in the first inning. His second inning was better. He ended up giving up three hits and a walk overall and struck out two.

    "I was a little wild in the first then kind of settled down," Cahill said. "I never have done very well in my first couple of spring training outings. It is just a matter of getting comfortable. My arm feels good so that is the biggest positive for the day."

    On Dec. 9, the Diamondbacks traded their top pitching prospect, Jared Parker, right-hander Ryan Cook and outfielder Collin Cowgill to the Oakland A's for Cahill and left-handed reliever Craig Breslow. The 24-year-old Cahill, who is slotted in the third spot of the rotation, is signed through the 2015 season, though the club has options for 2016 and 2017.

    Last season was a tale of two halves for Cahill. He notched eight wins and registered a 3.12 ERA in the first half. In the second half, his ERA ballooned to 5.80. He finished the year with a 12-14 mark with a 4.16 ERA.

    "I got a little wild," Cahill said. "If I knew what it was it would be a lot easier to fix. It was kind of a focus thing."

    Cleveland's Jack Hannahan hit a grand slam Wednesday and Jason Kipnis and Shin-Soo Choo also connected for home runs Wednesday.

    Hannahan's fourth-inning shot came off Diamondbacks prospect Tyler Skaggs, who gave up one hit and four walks.

    Indians left-hander David Huff, who is battling for the final spot in the rotation, allowed two runs, two hits and struck out one in three innings for the win.

    "Overall, I am pleased," Huff said. "The first inning, I was aggressive, then I got too fine in the second inning. The third inning, I went after them again, aggressively."

    NOTES: Diamondback starter Josh Collmenter will skip his next start, which was scheduled for Friday, because of soreness in his right arm. The injury is not considered serious and Collmenter will throw a bullpen session Friday instead. Diamondbacks prospect Trevor Bauer will replace Collmenter. . Reliever Evan Marshall participated in all his drills Wednesday after being hit in the chest and right arm by a line drive in the eighth inning of Tuesday's game. .Indians All-Star closer Chris Perez participated in his first baseball activity since being sidelined with a left oblique strain. Perez, who suffered the injury Feb. 24, played catch, making 45 throws from 60 feet.

     
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    Cleveland Indians
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Michael Brantley, CF4131000 .600
        Felix Pie, CF1110000 .167
    Jason Kipnis, 2B3112012 .429
        Cord Phelps, 2B0000100 .000
    Shin-Soo Choo, RF3211112 .125
        Thomas Neal, RF1000012 .000
    Carlos Santana, C2100200 .286
        Luke Carlin, C1000011 .333
    Casey Kotchman, 1B4000013 .300
        Matt LaPorta, 1B1000011 .000
    Fred Lewis, LF3110110 .200
        Trevor Crowe, LF1000000 .000
    Jack Hannahan, 3B3114002 .400
        Lonnie Chisenhall, 3B2010010 .500
    Juan Diaz, SS4110012 .400
        Gregorio Petit, SS1000011 .000
    David Huff, P1000110 .000
        Joe Smith, P0000000 .000
       a- Nick Weglarz, PH1111000 .500
        Hector Ambriz, P0000000 .000
       b- Chun Chen, PH1000000 .000
        Cody Allen, P0000000 .000
        Frank Herrmann, P1000011 .000
    Totals3810119612  
    a-doubled for Smith in the 5th
    b-lined out for Ambriz in the 7th
    Batting
    2B - Michael Brantley (2, Ziegler), Juan Diaz (1, Ziegler), Nick Weglarz (1, Ziegler)
    3B - Felix Pie (1, Munson)
    HR - Jason Kipnis (1, Cahill), Shin-Soo Choo (1, Cahill), Jack Hannahan (1, Skaggs)
    RBI - Michael Brantley (1), Jason Kipnis 2 (3), Shin-Soo Choo (1), Jack Hannahan 4 (4), Nick Weglarz (1)
    2-OUT RBI - Michael Brantley (1), Nick Weglarz (1)
    Team LOB - 8
    Fielding
    DP - LaPorta-Petit-Allen
    Cleveland Indians
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    David Huff (W,1-0) 3222120 3.60
    Joe Smith (H,1) 1000010 4.50
    Hector Ambriz (H,1) 2000030 0.00
    Cody Allen (H,1) 1100110 0.00
    Frank Herrmann 2100130 12.00
    HBP - Hill (by Hector Ambriz)
    Pitches-Strikes - David Huff 19-15, Joe Smith 5-5, Hector Ambriz 13-12, Cody Allen 9-5, Frank Herrmann 17-13
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - David Huff 4-3, Joe Smith 2-0, Cody Allen 1-0
    Batters Faced - David Huff 12, Joe Smith 3, Hector Ambriz 7, Cody Allen 4, Frank Herrmann 8
    Arizona Diamondbacks
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Willie Bloomquist, SS3000000 .182
        John McDonald, SS1000000 .100
    Aaron Hill, 2B2000000 .200
        Marc Krauss, LF1000010 .300
    Justin Upton, RF3000031 .333
        Rusty Ryal, 2B1010000 .286
    Paul Goldschmidt, 1B3110011 .231
        Joe Martinez, P0000000 .000
        Kevin Munson, P0000000 .000
        Jonathan Albaladejo, P0000000 .000
       a- David Winfree, PH0000100 .286
    Jason Kubel, LF2000011 .111
        Adam Eaton, RF2000022 .111
    Ryan Roberts, 3B2001000 .154
        A.J. Pollock, CF1000102 .143
    Gerardo Parra, CF1100100 .273
        Ryan Wheeler, 3B2010012 .333
    Henry Blanco, C2011010 .167
        Craig Tatum, C1000001 .000
    Trevor Cahill, P1000001 .000
        Tyler Skaggs, P0000000 .000
        Craig Breslow, P0000000 .000
        Brad Ziegler, P0000000 .000
       b- Geoff Blum, PH1000000 .286
        Brett Lorin, P0000000 .000
        Lyle Overbay, 1B1000000 .286
    Totals30242310  
    a-walked for Albaladejo in the 9th
    b-flied out for Ziegler in the 5th
    Batting
    2B - Rusty Ryal (2, Herrmann), Paul Goldschmidt (1, Huff), Henry Blanco (1, Huff)
    RBI - Ryan Roberts (3), Henry Blanco (1)
    2-OUT RBI - Henry Blanco (1)
    Team LOB - 5
    Arizona Diamondbacks
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Trevor Cahill (L,0-1) 2433132 13.50
    Tyler Skaggs 0.2144411 54.00
    Craig Breslow 1.1100010 0.00
    Brad Ziegler 1322000 9.00
    Brett Lorin 1000010 0.00
    Joe Martinez 1000010 9.00
    Kevin Munson 1111130 4.50
    Jonathan Albaladejo 1100020 4.50
    HBP - Kipnis (by Brad Ziegler)
    WP - Trevor Cahill (1), Brad Ziegler (1), Kevin Munson (1)
    Pitches-Strikes - Trevor Cahill 25-18, Tyler Skaggs 24-7, Craig Breslow 7-7, Brad Ziegler 8-6, Brett Lorin 5-5, Joe Martinez 5-5, Kevin Munson 14-10, Jonathan Albaladejo 8-8
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Trevor Cahill 2-1, Craig Breslow 2-1, Brad Ziegler 3-0, Brett Lorin 2-0, Joe Martinez 1-1
    Batters Faced - Trevor Cahill 11, Tyler Skaggs 7, Craig Breslow 5, Brad Ziegler 7, Brett Lorin 3, Joe Martinez 3, Kevin Munson 5, Jonathan Albaladejo 4
    Game Information
    Attendance - 7534
    Game Time - 3:05
    Temperature - 61
    Umpires - Home - Stephen Barga, First Base - Lance Barrett, Second Base - Gerry Davis, Third Base - Mark Ripperger