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Gonzalez could share some saves

Updated: May 13, 2009, 12:23 PM ET
By Eric Karabell | ESPN.com

Good for Bobby Cox. No, I mean it. In an era of specialty in bullpens, when each team normally has one closer and that guy is babied so much that he is asked to pitch the ninth inning and only the ninth inning, it's nice to see Cox thinking outside the box. On Sunday, the Braves' manager had closer Mike Gonzalez warming up in the top of the eighth inning at Philadelphia. The flummoxed Phillies announcers tried to figure out what was happening.

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