Six-Run Inning Stops Pirates, But Indians Get A Win


Indians  4,  51’s  2
Jeff Locke made the start for the Indians, and earned the win with 3 innings of work, allowing one run (2nd inning) on 3 hits.  The Indians took a 3-run lead in the top of the 1st.  C Ryan Doumit and CF Alex Presley both singled, and Andrew Lambo’s double plated both runners.  SS Chase d’Arnaud was hit by a pitch, and scored the third run of the inning on a passed ball.  The Indians scored again in the 6th, when 2B Brian Friday walked and stole second, then C Eric Fryer singled him home.  Reliever Noah Krol pitched the last two innings.  He gave up a run (9th inning) on 3 hits, and earned the save.  

Author: Nancy Zinni

Nancy grew up in Rochester, NY, where her father indoctrinated her to the love of baseball as a small child. He taught her to keep score at the age of 5, and she hasn't stopped since. She now lives in the Indianapolis area with her husband and two sons. Nancy has followed the Indians on both the Most Valuable Network and the Bloguin group, before joining Pirates Prospects in 2011. She provides daily game recaps from Indianapolis, plus player analysis from the guys she sees live at the games.

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