"I didn't want to take him much past a hundred. We're in the hot part, the middle part of the summer, and I want him strong for the end," Yost said. "I saw no reason to. We had a 10-run lead, we had guys that were well-rested."
So three relievers, Jason Frasor, Francisley Bueno and Aaron Crow finished the job.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.