Here's a switch: Logan retires two lefties

June, 22, 2011
6/22/11
8:53
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And pretty good ones, too. Just a couple of hours after Joe Girardi seemed to give away his title of "Lefty Specialist'' to David Robertson, a righty, Boone Logan came on in relief of Brian Gordon to retire both reigning NL MVP Joey Votto --who is 0-for-9 so far in this series -- on a groundout, and then struck out Jay Bruce in the sixth. Clearly not wanting to push his luck, Girardi then pulled Logan in favor of Cory Wade to pitch to righty Johnny Gomes. Reds still leading, 4-1.
Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
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