The Indianapolis Indians out-hit the Charlotte Knights 8-7 this afternoon at Knight Stadium in the Charlotte suburbs, but the Knights used their hits to better advantage, earning their second win in this 4-game series. Sean Gallagher (photo) suffered the loss, his 5th of the season for the Tribe, pitching into the 7th inning. He was responsible for all of Charlotte's runs.
Gallagher cruised through the first two innings, allowing just one hit, a double to the Knight's lead-off batter, LF Tyler Kuhn, was making his AAA debut. The Indians posted 2 hits over the first two innings, a single to LF John Bowker in the 1st and a double to 1B Matt Hague in the 2nd. Hague's double was lifted into left field, and when he tried to stretch it into a triple, Kuhn threw a bullet to third base, where Hague was tagged out.
The Tribe scored the first run of the game in the top of the 3rd. SS Pedro Ciriaco started the brief rally wi...
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.