All posts tagged "Jordy Mercer"

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    Marte Returns, Wilson Injured in Indians’ 1-0 Win

    Indianapolis Indians 1,  Norfolk Tides  0 (Box)   Yesterday the Tides shut out the Indians, while spoiling a strong start by Tribe starter Rudy Owens, who allowed Norfolk only 5 hits.  This afternoon at Victory Field, the Indians turned the tables, shutting out the Tides, and spoiling starter Steve Johnson’s 3-hit complete...

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    Indians Shut Out Wastes Owens’ Strong Start

    Norfolk Tides  2,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   Tribe starter Rudy Owens pitched 8 strong innings at Victory Field this afternoon, but his teammates could not push a run across, giving the Tides the win and Owens his first loss of the season.  The Indians still hold a 2 games to 1...

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    First Pitch: When to Free Jordy Mercer, and What Kind of Impact He Could Have

    There have been two trends involving shortstops in the upper levels of the Pittsburgh Pirates' organization. Clint Barmes has been struggling this year, and Jordy Mercer is on a hot streak. Barmes is hitting for a .158/.192/.295 line on the year in 95 at-bats. He wasn't exactly brought on to be a...

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    Indians Slide Into First Place With Two Late-Inning Rallies

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Norfolk Tides  1 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians scored 2 runs in the 6th inning and 2 more insurance runs in the 8th, to defeat the Norfolk Tides at Victory Field tonight.  The Indians’ win, combined with the Toledo Mud Hens losing both ends of a double header, allowed...

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    Indians’ Streak Snapped As Locke Struggles

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  5,  Indianapolis Indians  1 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians had their 5-game winning streak snapped this afternoon at Victory Field, as the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs took advantage of Tribe starter Jeff Locke’s struggles in the 2nd and 3rd innings.  The Indians still won the series against the...

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    Wilson and Hernandez Power Indians To 5th Consecutive Win

    Indianapolis Indians  5,  Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  0 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians shut out the Iron Pigs this afternoon at Victory field, for their 5th straight win.  That insures the Tribe at least an even split of this 10-game home stand, but it doesn’t appear that they are thinking of slowing...

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    Indians Win Fourth Straight With Homers and Strong Defense

    Indianapolis Indians  7,  Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  2 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians won their fourth straight game tonight, beating the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs in the second game of this 4-game series.  That gives the Tribe wins in the first four games of this 10-game home stand. Starter Rudy Owens did...

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    Jo-Jo Reyes Throws a 3-Hit Shutout

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  0 (Box)   Starter Jo-Jo Reyes pitched a complete game shutout, allowing only 3 hits, while striking out 8 Iron Pigs batters.  The veteran earned his 5th win of the season (no losses) while dominating for all 9 innings. “I wasn’t really worried about how...

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    Starling Marte Exits With Hand Injury in Indians 4-2 Win

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Louisville Bats  2 (Box)       An 8th-inning rally broke a 2-2 tie to give the Indianapolis Indians the win at Victory Field this afternoon.  The win gives the Tribe a sweep of this brief 2-game series with the Louisville Bats.   Reliever Bryan Morris was the pitcher of...

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    Tides Wash Over Indians In Late Inning Rally

    Norfolk Tides  10,  Indianapolis Indians  5 (Box)   Two late-inning rallies by the Norfolk Tides washed away the Indians’ early 5-run lead, earning a split of the 4-game series.  Reliever Danny McCutchen was charged with the loss, though he allowed the fewest runs (one, unearned) of the three Indians’ pitchers who pitched...

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