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May
17th

Indians 6, Mariners 3 — a walk-off win built on speed for Cleveland

CLEVELAND – The highlights show will feature Jason Kipnis’ walk-off, laser of a line-drive, three-run homer as the reason the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners, 6-3 in 10 innings, on Friday night at Progressive Field, and deservedly so.

But while Kipnis’ power display off of hanging slider from Lucas Luetge was impressive, what really cost the Mariners a victory was speed. If not for the blazing speed of Drew Stubbs and Michael Bourn, Kipnis doesn’t come to the plate in the 10th inning and get to be a hero.

“Their speed got us there at

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