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Presley And Bowker Lead Indians To Snap Losing Streak

Presley And Bowker Lead Indians To Snap Losing Streak

Indianapolis Indians  3,  Louisville Bats  2

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Alex Presley had three doubles and a single tonight.

Seven hits, including 4 doubles, from LF Alex Presley and RF John Bowker, plus 10 innings and a throwing error, and the Indians snapped their 5-game losing streak with a win over the Louisville Bats at Victory Field tonight.  Presley and Bowker scored all of the Indians' runs, and they took care of most of the team's 11 hits.  The win puts the Indians back into a tie with the Bats for second place in the International League Western Division.  Both teams are 14 games behind first-place Columbus in the division standings, and are tied for third place (6 games back) in the IL Wild Card race.

Both starting pitchers tonight were named Thompson, and neither Thompson was involved in the decision.  Indians' Aaron Thompson made his second start (and third appearance) since joining the Tribe from AA Altoona.  He pitched 4 scoreless innings and allowed a hit in each of the first ...

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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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