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Lincoln and Indians Chopped By Braves

Lincoln and Indians Chopped By Braves

Gwinnett Braves  11,  Indianapolis Indians  5

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Brad Lincoln gave up 6 runs on 11 hits in 3 innings

The Gwinnett Braves did not appreciate the Indians scoring 8 runs over the first two innings in Saturday night's game.  So they began this afternoon's game at Coolray Field by scoring 10 runs over the first 4 innings, and 9 of them in two frames, sending Tribe starter Brad Lincoln to the showers after just 3 innings.

The Indians started the game on a solid note.  With one out in the top of the 1st, 2B Josh Harrison walked, and LF John Bowker crushed his 13th home run of the season over the right field wall.  1B Matt Hague also lined a single into left field after the homer, but he was left on base.

Lincoln retired the Braves in order in the bottom of the 1st, then gave up one run in the 2nd inning, when the first four batters recorded a hit.  1B Mauro Gomez led off with a double, then singles by 3B Brandon Hicks, 2B Ruben Gotay, and LF Wilkin Ramirez all singled.  Go...

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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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