Analysis

Ohlendorf Pitches Well, But Bats Slip By Indians

Ohlendorf Pitches Well, But Bats Slip By Indians

Louisville Bats  3,  Indianapolis Indians  2

[ box ]

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 wor...

To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.

Analysis

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.

More in Analysis

Williams: Thoughts on Prospect Rankings, Ryan Lavarnway, Kevin Kramer, International Signings

Tim WilliamsJanuary 23, 2018

Williams: Can the Pirates Contend in 2018? Only If These Things Happen

Tim WilliamsJanuary 21, 2018

Pirates Prospects Live Q&A: 1/19

Tim WilliamsJanuary 19, 2018

Williams: The Pirates Really Aren’t Facing a Long Rebuild

Tim WilliamsJanuary 17, 2018

Williams: Evaluating the Andrew McCutchen Trade From Emotional and Business Standpoints

Tim WilliamsJanuary 15, 2018

Williams: Analyzing the Gerrit Cole Trade, and Wondering if the Pirates Are Still in No Man’s Land

Tim WilliamsJanuary 13, 2018

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2017 Pirates Prospects