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Deolis Guerra took the loss Sunday against the Angels, allowing one run on one hit over one inning with one walk in the Athletics loss Sunday against the Angels.
Guerra entered a 5-5 tie in the eighth inning. He walked Taylor Ward, who reached second base on a sacrifice bunt and third base on a single before scoring on a sacrifice fly hit by Justin Upton to score what would end up being the winning run on Guerra.
Deolis Guerra earned the win Wednesday against Minnesota, recording the final out of the 10th inning.
Guerra recorded the final out of the 10th inning, earning the win after Oakland scored three runs in the bottom half of the inning to win the game.
Deolis Guerra could begin seeing save opportunities for the Angels with the bevy of injuries and now the trade of Fernando Salas.
Guerra has been solid this season, posting an ERA and WHIP of 2.72 and 0.86 with 30 strikeouts in 43 innings. He's essentially the best performing option of the bunch for the Halos, so it wouldn't be surprising to see him receive save opportunities moving forward.
Deolis Gyerra is now 2-0 in his four outings this season. The versatile righty has not allowed a run in seven innings pitched this season.
Even the best pitching staffs need mid-season help. Gyerra looks to be the answer for the Pirates. The 6'3" 245lb righty will see more innings should his hot start continue, and look for him to potentially pick up a spot-start if necessary.