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Pigs Slop Tribe With Late Inning Rally

Pigs Slop Tribe With Late Inning Rally

The Indians added another run in the top of the 6th.  Presley led off with a single, and he scored on Bowker's double into right field.  Marte also singled, moving Bowker to third, but a double play ended the inning.  The Iron Pigs matched that with a run of their own in the bottom of the 6th.  Olson struck out the first batter, then walked Kratz.  Jared Hughes relieved Olson, and the first batter Hughes faced was another former Indy Indian (2009) pinch-hitter Tagg Bozied.  Bozied lifted a fly ball into left field, but Presley could not see the ball in the weird lights of Coca Cola Park, and the ball dropped to the ground about 15 feet from him, for a double.  That moved Kratz to third, and a sacrifice fly plated Kratz. The run was charged to Olson, who finished his work with that one run on one hit and one walk, plus 4 strikeouts in 5.1 innings.  Indians still up, 3-1.  Justin Thomas pitched the 7th inning for the Tribe.  He walked Mos...

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