Big Hits In The 5th Lead Indians Past Toledo

Indianapolis Indians  9,  Toledo Mud Hens  6 (Box)   A 5-run 3rd inning gave the Indianapolis Indians the spark they needed to push past the Toledo Mud Hens this afternoon at Victory Field.  The Indians’ win tied up the series at one game each, with two more left to play.  Each member of the Indians’ line-up had at least one hit, and 2B Anderson Hernandez, CF Starling Marte, 1B Jeff Clement, and SS Jordy Mercer all...

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Mud Hens Slip Past Indians To Open The Series

Toledo Mud Hens  4,  Indianapolis Indians  3 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians’ 9-inning rally was cut short, as the Toledo Mud Hens slipped past the Tribe by just one run at Victory Field tonight.  Rudy Owens made a solid start for the Indians, but it was not enough to hold off the Mud Hens.  Owens was charged with his third loss of the season, giving him a 6-3 record and a 2.51 ERA. The Indians were first onto the...

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Indians Win Series With Hit-O-Rama, 10th Save For Wood

Indianapolis Indians  9,  Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees  8 (Box)   The Indians and the Yankees traded the lead back and forth while combining for 23 hits, until the Indians ended up on top for the win at Victory Field tonight.  That gives the Indians a 3-1 win of this 4-game series with the Yankees, and their 8th win in the past 9 games.  Neither of the starting pitchers, Dellin Betances for the Yankees and Daniel Cabrera for the...

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Indians’ Winning Streak Ends With A Shutout

Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre Yankees  4,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ended both their own 6-game losing streak and the Indianapolis Indians’ 7-game winning streak by shutting out the Indians at Victory Field this afternoon.  Four Yankees’ pitchers contributed to the shut-out, allowing the Tribe only 7 hits and 3 walks.  Indians’ starter Jeff Locke did not have his usual control...

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Jordy Mercer Adjusting to Lack of Playing Time

PITTSBURGH, PA — When Jordy Mercer was promoted to Pittsburgh from Triple-A on May 29, he earned it. The rookie infielder hit for a .303/.379/.417 line in 175 at-bats with Indianapolis and was used as a pinch-hitter the same day he flew in from the minors. The 25-year-old struck out swinging, but picked up his first Major League hit the very next day in his first big league start at shortstop. But since then, Mercer hasn’t...

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