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By Jaryd Cline
Sports editor 

Relief pitcher with Goldendale ties on fire for MLB's Cleveland Indians


September 27, 2017

Tyler Olson, a former Seattle Mariners seventh round draft pick and grandson of Goldendale residents Daryel and Mary Jo Olson, has been on tear recently for the Cleveland Indians.

Drafted by the Mariners in 2013 out of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Olson, a relief pitcher, made appearances in 11 games with Seattle in 2015, one appearance with the New York Yankees in 2016, and has pitched in 27 games so far this year for the former American League Champion Cleveland Indians after he was claimed off waivers by the Indians in July of last year.

With the 2017 Major League Baseball season nearing its end, Olson has been rock solid on the mound for the Indians, who hold a commanding 16 game...

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