Presley And Bowker Lead Indians To Snap Losing Streak

Indianapolis Indians  3,  Louisville Bats  2 [ box ] 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...

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Indians Fall To Bats For Fifth Straight Game

Louisville Bats  6,  Indianapolis Indians  2 [ box ] The Indianapolis Indians lost their 5th game in a row tonight at Victory Field, all at the hands of the Louisville Bats.  The Indians won the first two games of this 8-game series in Louisville, but then they lost the third and fourth games in Louisville, and these first three games of their long homestand.   The Bats pounded out 9 hits tonight — 3 off starter Sean...

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Bowker Gives Indians Come-From-Behind Win

Indianapolis Indians  3,  Louisville Bats  2 [ box ] LF John Bowker’s lead-off homer in the top of the 8th broke a 2-2 tie and gave the Indians the win at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, KY tonight.  This was the first of 8 straight games between these two teams — four in Louisville and four in Indianapolis, and it got the Tribe off on the right foot.  Two more rehabbing Pittsburgh Pirates joined the Indians today...

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Thursday Trade Rumors

UPDATE 8:36 PM: Luis Cruz will get the call, according to Scott McCauley. You could look at this two ways: either the Pirates are going to trade Freddy Sanchez soon, or Freddy Sanchez isn’t ready to return from his injury. Dejan Kovacevic reports that nothing is imminent on a Sanchez deal, which means Cruz is probably up because Freddy isn’t ready to play. The 25-Man Roster page is updated with the addition of Cruz....

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