"I don't want to see anybody get hurt, especially our ace, but it's a challenge," Montgomery said. "I feel like I can do it. I'm hoping he'll be all right."
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"We had a chance to re-group and at that point we just started hitting," Montgomery said. "Our offense was unbelievable today. It was really just that one inning."
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