The Indianapolis Indians open their season today, on the road in Toledo. Most of the rest of the International League started last night, except for the Norfolk Tides and the Charlotte Knights, who were rained out in Charlotte. The lights were on at Victory Field early this morning, even though the team is going on the road today.
Here are six things for Indians fans to be watching for this month:
1. Starling Marte -- This 23-year-old center fielder blasted his way through Spring Training in major league camp. He's starting the season in Indianapolis because he has not yet played a game above the AA level, and the Pirates feel he needs to spend some time in AAA, particularly facing a higher level of pitching. The Dominican native was the Eastern League batting leader in 2011 whil...
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