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Geltz and the triple play.

POSTED April 27, 2013
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney

They say a double play is a pitchers best friend.

In that case, a triple play must be taking that relationship to a entirely different level.

On Friday night in a game against the Toledo Mud Hens, the former Torrington Twister came on in relief in to start the sixth inning with his team, the Durham Bulls, up 5-2.

A leadoff double and a walk put two on with nobody out and the inning had the look of trouble.

Geltz, in his seventh appearance for the Bulls this season, got Mud Hen batter Bryan Holaday to hit a sharp ground ball to third baseman Cole Figueroa who stepped on the bag, fired to second to Vince Belnome who completed the three out beauty by throwing to Chris Gimenez for the final out.

A scoreless seventh helped Geltz lower his ERA to 3.55 on the season.

He sports a 1-0 record with that 3.55 ERA with 20 strikeouts in just 12.2 innings.

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