Originally written April 19, 2012 on Cub Reporter:
Gerardo Concepcion threw five innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits and a walk with four strikeouts and two wild pitches, but the Giants rallied for three runs off two relievers and edged the Cubs 5-4 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Indian School Park Field #1 in Scottsdale, AZ.   This was Concepcion’s third Extended Spring Training appearance. He threw 36 pitches in his first outing and 69 in his second, before upping his pitch count to 88 today. Over 11.1 IP at EXST, Concepcion has allowed seven runs (six earned) on 14 hits and four walks, with 11 strikeouts, three wild pitches, and a 10/12 GO/FO. Concepcion is technically on the Daytona Cubs 7-day Disabled List, but he looks to be 100% healthy (as evidenced by his outing today). Here is the abridged box score from today’s game (Cubs players only): CUBS LINEUP: 1. Shawon Dunston Jr, CF: 1-4 (K, 1B, 1-3, 6-3, RBI)2. Brian Inoa, 2B: 2-4 (4-3, 4-3, 1B, 1B, SB, PO)3a. Javier Baez, SS:...
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