Ross Ohlendorf pitched 6 innings in this rehab start
Ross Ohlendorf made his second rehab start with the Indians, though he did not figure into the decisions as the Indians beat the Mud Hens at Victory Field tonight. The Indians committed a season-high 5 errors in the game, though only two of them made a difference, contributing to one unearned run. 2B Jordy Mercer had a 3-for-4 night at the plate to lead the Indians offense, and he drove in the winning run.
Ohlendorf pitched 6 innings, as the Indians and Pirates hoped he'd do. He had to battle through the first three innings, but had an easier time in the next three. Ohlendorf threw 89 pitches (55 for strikes) and seemed to be throwing mostly fast balls, with a few change-ups mixed in. I saw 91 and 93 mph on the scoreboard radar, though I did not spend a lot of time looking at the velocities.
Ohlendorf had to work around mistakes in the first two innings. In the...
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.