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Ciriaco’s Walk-Off Single Gives Indians The Win In The 12th

Ciriaco’s Walk-Off Single Gives Indians The Win In The 12th

Indianapolis Indians  5,  Toledo Mud Hens  4

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Pedro Ciriaco hit a walk off single in the 12th inning.

Indians' SS Pedro Ciriaco had not played on the same field as his brother Audy since they became professionals, until this series against the Mud Hens.  He's been having a lot of fun being around his brother, even if they are on opposite sides of the field  -- and especially when he can get the game-winning hit and RBI to beat his brother's team.  At Victory Field tonight, Pedro ended the game in the bottom of the 12th with a single slipped through the left side of the infield, scoring RF Miles Durham from second base to give the Indians the walk-off win.   "It was exciting to play against my brother, " said Pedro after the game. "It was the first time that's happened, playing against him."

Pedro Ciriaco led the Indians' offense with 3 hits and 2 RBI.  CF Gorkys Hernandez also contributed 2 RBI with 2 singles, and 2B Jordy Mercer hit his 5th home run of the season.  ...

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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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