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YMLN - Almost Perfection

Graham Stoneburner was really impressive

TAMPA, FL - It took several pitchers, including some big leaguers, but the Trenton Thunder came oh-so close to throwing a perfect game in their 4-0 defeat over the Pittsburgh Pirates' Double-A affiliate on Saturday.

The Thunder had a few relievers either going to be big league bullpen features this season or at least vying to become one pitching for them on Saturday. Shawn Kelley [1 IP, 3 K's], Matt Thornton [1 IP, 1 K], and Preston Claiborne [1 IP, 1 K] each pitched perfect frames for Trenton, as did Dellin Betances and Cesar Cabral. Betances, sitting mostly 93-94 mph, struck out one and threw a ton of... Recommended Stories

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