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    Plenty of Hits… Too Many Errors

    Evan Meek -- photo by Nancy Zinni (MVN) Photo: Evan Meek made his debut with the Indianapolis Indians Columbus Clippers 6, Indianapolis Indians 5 boxscore Fourteen hits ought to have been enough. That's how many hits the Indianapolis Indians put up in last night's game against the Columbus Clippers at Victory...

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    Game #72: Buehrle Makes Quick Work of Bucs

    U.S. Cellular Field | 8:11 | Gorzelanny vs. Mark Buehrle | Box 2:17. That's how long it to Mark Buehrle and Bobby Jenks to finish the Bucs off with a five hitter. Tom Gorzelanny labored through six innings. He gave up three homers among the six hits he yielded. He also walked...

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    Game #71: Sox Pound Wild Snell

    U.S. Cellular Field | 8:11 | Snell vs. Javier Vazquez | Box Thankfully, the 2008 Pirates haven't had too many games like this. Ian Snell walked six and gave up nine hits and seven runs in four innings. The Sox banged out 19 hits and scored 16 runs. Just not a pleasant...

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    Baltimore series full of highs and lows

    The room was quiet as LaRoche stepped into the box. I think we were worn out, as a rollercoaster game was drifting towards its conclusion. With LaRoche still trapped in his usual early season slump and a tough lefty on the mound, we silently doubted our chances. When LaRoche lifted a fastball...

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    The Night of the Two-Run Homer

    Brian Bixler -- photo by Nancy Zinni (MVN) Indianapolis Indians 8, Columbus Clippers 3 boxscore If you heard some booming coming from downtown Indianapolis this evening, don't worry. It was just the Indianapolis Indians, hitting homers -- two run homers. Three Indians' batters hit two-run homers in the game, plus one...

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    Pittsburgh Pirates Roundtable – 6/17/2008

    Question #1: Do you expect Freddy Sanchez to rebound in the second half of the season? Why? Mike from Hyzdu Headquarters I really don't know what to think about Freddy Sanchez. I think that his shoulder is still bothering him. So I feel that will hinder any rebound talk for him. I...

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    Nady has sprained shoulder

    Just a quick note. Xavier Nady, who went hard into a wall while chasing a foul ball on Saturday, was diagnosed with a shoulder sprain after an MRI this morning. He will rejoin the Pirates tomorrow, and the team will monitor his progress over the next couple of days. As of now,...

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    Barthmaier Pitches Well But Tribe Falls

    Columbus Clippers 4, Indianapolis Indians 2 boxscore Jimmy Barthmaier suffered his first loss at the AAA level this evening, as the Tribe lost to the Clippers at Cooper Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Barthmaier pitched a total of 7.1 innings, and gave up 4 runs on 4 hits plus one walk, while striking out...

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    De Caster Helps Clippers Slip Past Tribe

    Columbus Clippers 5, Indianapolis Indians 4 boxscore Bryan Bullington had pitched two excellent back-to-back starts during the week of May 19-25th, and he was named the International League Pitcher of the Week, before being called up to the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 29th. Then the Indianapolis native sat on the bullpen bench with...

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    Van Benschoten’s Gem Gives Tribe the Win and the Series

    Indianapolis Indians 2, Toledo Mud Hens 0 boxscore Indians' starter John Van Benschoten pitched 7 shutout innings, and gave up only 2 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 7 Mud Hens, as the Indians won the series with Toledo. The Indians have struggled in their games in the Mud Hens' home park,...

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