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Former UCLA pitcher Matt Grace makes MLB debut
Former UCLA pitcher Matt Grace makes MLB debut

Former UCLA pitcher Matt Grace made his major league debut Wednesday night for the Washington Nationals. The left-hander pitched a scoreless seventh inning in the Nationals' 7-5 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Grace replaced Doug Fister to start the inning. He got left-handed hitters Matt Carpenter and Jason Heyward to ground out before getting a coaching visit to the mound. Grace walked Matt Holliday on a 3-and-2 pitch and got Matt Adams to ground out to end the inning. Ten of Grace's 15 pitches were strikes with his fastball registering at 91-92 mph and his slider at 82-84 mph. Grace was called up from triple-A Syracuse earlier in the day when the Nationals put reliever...

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