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Indians Struggle Against Pigs’ Pitching

Indians Struggle Against Pigs’ Pitching

Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  3,  Indianapolis Indians  1

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Pedro Ciriaco doubled and scored the only Indians' run.

The Indianapolis Indians scored early tonight at Victory Field, but the Iron Pigs came from behind to take the win.  The Lehigh Valley pitchers held the Indians scoreless after the 2nd inning, despite the fact that 7 of the Tribe's 8 hits came during that time.

 

2B Pedro Ciriaco was responsible for the Indians' run in the 2nd inning.  With two outs, Ciriaco grounded sharply down the left field line.  The ball bounced around in the corner, with Pigs' LF Domonic Brown having to chase after it as it skittered away from him.  Ciriaco cruised into second base, but pulled up as Brown got to the ball.  He promptly took off for third base on Lehigh Valley starter Nate Bump's first pitch to C Eric Fryer, and slid safely into third.  The throw from former Indy Indians' C Erik Kratz to third was wide to the foul side of third, and Pigs' 3B Pete Orr could no...

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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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