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Rehabbers Boost Indians Over Bats

Rehabbers Boost Indians Over Bats

Indianapolis Indians  5,  Louisville Bats  4

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Chase d'Arnaud had the game-winning RBI single in the 7th inning.

For the second night in a row, the Indianapolis Indians came from behind to beat the Bats at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, KY.  In fact, the Tribe had to catch up to the Bats twice in this game, as they out-hit the Bats, 11- 6.  Four rehabbing Pirates' players played key roles -- CF Alex Presley, RF Jose Tabata, and SS Chase d'Arnaud all contributed to the 7th inning rally that brought in the winning run, and Chris Leroux pitched 3 perfect innings in relief.

After waiting out a rain delay of a bit more than an hour, starter Sean Gallagher got started by retiring the Bats in order in the 1st.  Then he gave up a pair of doubles to CF Denis Phipps and LF Daniel Dorn for a run in the bottom of the 2nd.  The Indians countered with a run in the top of the 3rd.  C Eric Fryer led off with a double into center field, and moved to third base on Gallaghe...

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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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