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• Andre Rienzo and Yan Gomes, both natives of Brazil, faced off in the third inning of Wednesday's 5-2 Cleveland victory, with Gomes drawing a walk. Rienzo was the only one of two to compete for Brazil in the World Baseball Classic, and he allowed two runs over three innings upon his return to the mound Wednesday, after not retiring any of the five batters he faced Feb. 25 against the Giants.

• Gordon Beckham has hit in five straight games.

• Andre Rienzo and Yan Gomes, both natives of Brazil, faced off in the third inning of Wednesday's 5-2 Cleveland victory, with Gomes drawing a walk. Rienzo was the only one of two to compete for Brazil in the World Baseball Classic, and he allowed two runs over three innings upon his return to the mound Wednesday, after not retiring any of the five batters he faced Feb. 25 against the Giants.

• Gordon Beckham has hit in five straight games.

• Brian Omogrosso allowed his first earned run of the spring in 9 2/3 innings. He worked two innings for the first time this spring in Wednesday's loss.

• Donnie Veal, Matt Thornton, Addison Reed, Nate Jones and Matt Lindstrom all pitched in Wednesday's Minor League game. Veal and Lindstrom threw two innings each.

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