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Ohlendorf Pitches Well, But Bats Slip By Indians

Ohlendorf Pitches Well, But Bats Slip By Indians

Louisville Bats  3,  Indianapolis Indians  2

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Ross Ohlendorf allowed 2 runs in 7 innings.

The Louisville Bats won their third game in a row against the Indians, taking a 3 games to 2 lead in this 8-game series.  Tonight's game, the fifth in the series and the first at Victory Field once again featured a late-inning rally by the Bats -- which is how they also won the last two games.

Tribe starter Ross Ohlendorf, in his first game as an official member of the Indians this season (as opposed to being with the team on a rehab assignment), pitched 7 strong innings -- more than he'd pitched in any of his three rehab starts.  Ohlendorf allowed 2 runs on 6 hits and a walk, and he struck out 5 batters.   He began his evening with a 1-2-3 inning, striking out two batters, then worked his way into and out of a jam in the 2nd.  Bats' CF Denis Phipps opened the 2nd inning with a double down the left field line and into the corner.  Ohlendorf walked RF Jeremy Hermida, then struck ...

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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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