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Indians Wrap Up Road Trip With A Loss In Toledo

Indians Wrap Up Road Trip With A Loss In Toledo

The Mud Hens scored their first two runs in the bottom of the 5th, with a rally started by Salazar.  He was hit by a pitch and was bunted to second base by 2B Danny Worth.  Salazar advanced to third base on a passed ball, then scored on RF Scott Thorman's RBI single to 1B Hague, when no one covered first base.  Thorman rounded second and reached third base on Santos' single, then scored on Iorg's sacrifice fly, giving the Mud Hens a 2-0 lead.  Argenis Diaz started another rally in the 6th when he lined a double into center field.  A sacrifice bunt by DH Ben Guez moved Diaz to third base.  Salazar's bloop single into right field drove in Diaz for a 3-0 lead.  Hernandez (photo) gave the Indians their only run in the top of the 7th, with a solo home run blasted over the left field wall.  Burres finished his outing with a scoreless bottom of the 7th, allowing one single.  He threw 87 pitches (58 strikes) in the loss.  Jose Ascanio took over...

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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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