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Arizona at Cleveland

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Arizona (13-13) «030202000771
Cleveland (15-10)002003000592

Diamondbacks 7, Indians 5

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GOODYEAR, Arizona (AP) - Mark Teahan paced the offense and Patrick Corbin was strong on the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Teahan went 3 for 3 with three runs scored and the Diamondbacks earned a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday.

Corbin allowed two runs and three hits in five innings. He lost his command in the third inning, walking three and allowing a two-run single to Michael Brantley, but shut down the Indians on one hit in his last two innings in his longest outing of the spring.

Corbin likes his chances of getting a spot in the Diamondbacks rotation in spite of his wild inning.

"In the third inning I was rushing a little bit. I probably got a little tired," Corbin said. "I can usually correct that. I didn't correct it as quick as I normally do. After that I had two good innings. My goal now is to get ready for the season. I feel I've done everything they've asked. I feel that if they pick me for that spot I can go out there and compete."

The Indians' Justin Masterson pitched five innings. He allowed five runs, but only one earned. The Indians' infield committed two errors. Masterson gave up four hits and three walks but struck out seven.

The Indians' opening day starter wasn't as sharp either, but is getting close to being ready for the opener in Toronto April 2.

"I thought Masterson was fighting his two-seamer a little bit," manager Terry Francona said. "That's not the worst thing. We have him stretched out to almost 100 pitches. That's good now we can back him off his next outing."

The Indians ran themselves out of the third inning.

"We made a couple errors and ran ourselves out of an inning," Francona said. "That's what spring training is for. We need to tighten those things up in the next week. We had a lot of good things."

Joe Smith pitched in back-to-back games.

"We saw Brantley get some back-to-back at-bats. We'll see more of that the last two weeks," the Indians first-year manager said.

Mark Reynolds hit a two-run homer off Arizona's David Hernandez. It was his third of the spring and his longest.

"That was impressive," Francona said. "I heard rumors that it went over the scoreboard. I lost it. That's what he's here for. When he takes that swing and stays through the ball he gets that backspin. He's also hit some balls to right field. We're not trying to get him to go that way, but when he stays balanced it puts him in position to do that."

Arizona announced before the game that outfielder Adam Eaton will miss approximately two months with a sprained left elbow.

NOTES: Indians pitchers Justin Masterson and Joe Smith pitched on their birthday. ... Indians infielder Jason Kipnis remains out with soreness in his right elbow. ... RHP Chris Perez is scheduled to pitch a minor league game on Saturday. He has been out since Feb. 26 with a strained right shoulder.

 
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Players of the Game
Cleveland

M. Brantley
AB 3
R 0
H 1
HR 0
RBI 2
Arizona

G. Parra
AB 3
R 0
H 1
HR 0
RBI 3
 

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Arizona Diamondbacks
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gerardo Parra, RF3013000 .359
    Tyler Bortnick, 2B1000001 .000
A.J. Pollock, CF3000112 .228
    Evan Marzilli, CF1000011 .000
Jason Kubel, LF3000031 .167
    Alfredo Marte, LF2000021 .138
Paul Goldschmidt, 1B3000111 .375
    Jake Lamb, 3B0000000 .333
Eric Hinske, DH4000021 .314
Rod Barajas, C3110011 .290
    Socrates Brito, RF1010000 .750
Mark Teahen, 3B3330000 .333
    Nick Ahmed, SS1000011 .261
Cliff Pennington, SS2211101 .233
    Jonathan Griffin, 1B1000001 .222
Josh Wilson, 2B3101001 .281
    Tuffy Gosewisch, C0000000 .182
Totals34775312  
Batting
2B - Gerardo Parra (3, Masterson), Mark Teahen (2, Gil), Cliff Pennington (1, Gil)
SF - Gerardo Parra (2)
RBI - Gerardo Parra 3 (15), Cliff Pennington (5), Josh Wilson (1)
2-OUT RBI - Gerardo Parra (3)
SB - Tuffy Gosewisch (1, 2nd base off Hill/Jeroloman)
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
DP - Wilson-Pennington-Goldschmidt, Pennington-Wilson-Goldschmidt
E - Mark Teahen (2, Misplayed grounder)
Arizona Diamondbacks
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Patrick Corbin (W,3-0) 5322340 3.66
David Hernandez (H,2) 1333101 12.60
Josh Collmenter (S,2) 3300020 2.57
Pitches-Strikes - Patrick Corbin 36-24, David Hernandez 11-6, Josh Collmenter 16-16
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Patrick Corbin 7-2, David Hernandez 3-0, Josh Collmenter 1-6
Batters Faced - Patrick Corbin 19, David Hernandez 7, Josh Collmenter 12
Cleveland Indians
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Michael Bourn, CF3010013 .208
    Ezequiel Carrera, CF2000001 .263
Asdrubal Cabrera, SS2110101 .281
    Luis Hernandez, SS2000011 .200
Michael Brantley, LF3012011 .419
    Matt Carson, LF1000010 .273
Nick Swisher, 1B2010110 .429
    Chris McGuiness, PR-1B1010000 .184
Carlos Santana, C3101001 .294
    Brian Jeroloman, C1000001 .105
Mark Reynolds, DH3112000 .350
   a- Cord Phelps, PH-DH1010000 .364
Lonnie Chisenhall, 3B2110100 .409
    Matthew Lawson, 3B1000002 .000
Mike Aviles, 2B3000012 .214
    Ryan Rohlinger, 2B1000000 .091
Drew Stubbs, RF2100100 .239
    Carlos Moncrief, RF1010000 .429
Totals3459546  
a-singled for Reynolds in the 8th
Batting
2B - Asdrubal Cabrera (3, Hernandez)
HR - Mark Reynolds (3, Hernandez)
RBI - Michael Brantley 2 (9), Carlos Santana (6), Mark Reynolds 2 (7)
2-OUT RBI - Michael Brantley 2 (9), Mark Reynolds 2 (3)
CS - Asdrubal Cabrera (1, 3rd base by Corbin/Barajas)
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - Hernandez-Rohlinger-McGuiness
E - Asdrubal Cabrera (2, Misplayed grounder), Lonnie Chisenhall (1, Throwing)
Cleveland Indians
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Justin Masterson (L,2-1) 5451370 5.09
Jerry Gil 1.2222020 4.15
Nick Hagadone 0.1000000 0.00
Joe Smith 1100010 3.00
Rich Hill 1000020 0.00
HBP - Gosewisch (by Rich Hill)
Pitches-Strikes - Justin Masterson 47-35, Jerry Gil 11-11, Nick Hagadone 1-1, Joe Smith 5-5, Rich Hill 9-7
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Justin Masterson 7-3, Jerry Gil 2-1, Joe Smith 1-0
Batters Faced - Justin Masterson 24, Jerry Gil 7, Nick Hagadone 1, Joe Smith 3, Rich Hill 4
Game Information
Attendance - 8016
Game Time - 3:03
Temperature - 77
Umpires - Home - Kellen Levy, First Base - Tony Randazzo, Second Base - Todd Tichenor, Third Base - Jordan Baker