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Xzavion Curry recalled to replace injured Cookie (neck); allows 2 runs

After an actionless first 2 innings last night against the Mets, Brayan Rocchio tripled home Bo Naylor in the third inning. After that, Tyler Freeman celebrated his birthday by doubling home Rocch. Then Starling Marte’s week of blunders struck again on a Jose Ramirez fly ball, making it 3-0.

Xzavion Curry, making a surprise start in place of Carlos Carrasco, who was placed on the IL with a wonky neck, didn’t have much, but allowed just 2 runs. Over 4.1 innings, that’s a passable result. Nick Sandlin stranded his inherited runners.

But a better SP5 solution is on the horizon:

A broadcaster mistook Guardians pitcher Ben Lively for Blake Lively, and Blake Lively actually responded