Kirkman tosses 3 impressive innings
He gave up a lead-off walk in his second inning of work, but catcher Yorvit Torrealba threw out Justin Upton attempting to steal second. In the sixth, Kirkman got three quick outs on on a fly ball, a strike out and ground out to second.
In his three innings, Kirkman allowed two hits, a walk and he struck out two.
"He did really well," said Yorbit Torrealba, who caught the first two of Kirkman's innings. "I really like what I saw from him. He pounded the strike zone and [his pitches] had some life to it."
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