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Topic - Marc Rzepczynski
The Indians avoided salary arbitration with reliever Marc Rzepczynski by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $1,375,000.
Indians All-Star starter Justin Masterson has asked for $11.8 million in salary arbitration, a figure that's $3.75 million above the club's offer for 2014.
Tony La Russa thought he was making a simple request of the bullpen: get closer Jason Motte ready.
Tony La Russa has won a lot of games over a lot of years by deploying relief pitchers differently than most managers. His reputation may have worked against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the World Series.
Mike Napoli's two-run double off Marc Rzepczynski gave Texas a 4-2 lead in the eighth inning.
Neftali Feliz closes out the Cardinals for his sixth save in this postseason. The Rangers win 4-2 to take a 3-2 lead in the World Series and move within one win of their first championship.
"That's just the luck of the draw we're having right now," Rzepczynski said. "But starting a homestand with two losses to Oakland, you definitely didn't want that to happen."
"I had plenty of time. ... I rushed it," Rzepczynski said. "When I get those, I get super excited. Throw better sinkers to second than I do home sometimes."