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Portland bullpen comes through

Injuries seem to be the keyword as another Portland starter is shelved. With the injury problems also occurring at the Major League level, prospects will get plenty of chances to show their wares in the big show. The bullpen in Portland was excellent. Mobile had the night off. The pitching and batting in Fort Wayne falters again.

Portland won 4-2 Brian Sweeney, originally slated to start, had his place in the rotation pushed back and it called the bullpen into action from the start of the game for the second night in a row. The bullpen could become even slimmer as the Padres will likely be calling up one Beaver to take the place of Jake Peavy who landed on the disabled list. Mike Bumstead got the start and went two... Recommended Stories

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