Brett Gardner, bullpen help Yankees pick up Luis Severino

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CLEVELAND — Luis Severino shared the same belief countless others had just before Corey Kluber‘s first pitch was thrown at Progressive Field on Thursday night.

“I thought this was going to be a pitchers’ duel,” Severino said following the series opener between his New York Yankees and Kluber’s Cleveland Indians.

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    Article source: http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/24081981/brett-gardner-helps-new-york-yankees-pick-luis-severino

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