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Indians Fall Despite 13 Hits

Indians Fall Despite 13 Hits

Toledo Mud Hens  11,  Indianapolis Indians  5

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Garrett Olson was charged with his first loss of the season.

The Indianapolis Indians posted 13 hits this afternoon at Victory Field, but that wasn't enough to beat the Toledo Mud Hens, who scored 11 runs on 14 hits.  Every member of the Tribe's starting line-up had at least one hit,  while 1B Matt Hague, DH Jeff Clement, and 3B Josh Harrison had two hits each.  Rehabbing Jose Tabata went 1-for-4 at the plate and played 5 innings in left field.

Tribe starter Garrett Olson usually gives up a large number of walks but is stingy with hits.  Unfortunately today, Olson did the opposite -- in 4.1 innings, he allowed just 2 walks but 10 hits, for 6 runs.  That is the highest number of hits and runs he's surrendered in any of his starts (or relief appearances) this season.

The Mud Hens began their assault with one run in the top of the 1st.  Olson walked former Indy Indian CF Jeff Salazar, and a wild pitch moved Salazar to se...

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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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