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Grand Slam Gives Chiefs The Restart; Homers For Fryer And Durham In 2nd Game

Grand Slam Gives Chiefs The Restart; Homers For Fryer And Durham In 2nd Game

Indianapolis Indians  7,  Syracuse Chiefs  2[ box ]The Indians won the regularly scheduled game at Victory Field this afternoon, with a strong start by Rudy Owens (photo, making a throw to first base) and big hits by two of the newest Indians, 1B Miles Durham and LF Eric Fryer.  Like yesterday's game, this one also began with the Chiefs getting onto the scoreboard in the top of the 1st.  This time, the run was unearned.  CF Gregor Blanco, the first batter of the game, reached base when he grounded toward the hole wide of first base.  Miles Durham, playing first base for the first time since joining the Tribe, ranged far to his right to make the play, rather than letting it go through to 2B Shelby Ford who had moved to his right.  Durham had trou...

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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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