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Hague’s Homers Power Indians

Hague’s Homers Power Indians

Burres (photo) gave up another (what else?) two-out hit in the 5th, then began the bottom of the 6th by surrendering a solo home run to Moss.  RF Presley did not see the ball off Moss's bat, but it didn't matter, since it sailed well over his head and over the right field wall.  Burres struck out RF Delwyn Young, then gave up a single to former Indy Indian C Erik Kratz.  Chris Leroux came on to relieve Burres, and began by surrendering a single to Overbeck, but ended the inning with a 6-4-3 (Friday to 2B Josh Rodriguez to Hague) double play.  The Pigs had crept within one run of the Indians, 4-3.  The Tribe, in search of an insurance run or two, were scoreless in the 7th and 8th innings.  Presley hit his third single in the 7th and stole second base (his 18th stolen base of the season).  Hague walked in the 8th, but both were left on base.  Leroux pitched a 1-2-3 inning in the bottom of the 7th.  Rehabbing Mike Crotta retired three Pigs in o...

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