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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Indians Sunk By Four Bats’ Home Runs

Louisville Bats  8,  Indianapolis Indians  4 [ box ]   Four home runs by the Louisville Bats gave the Indians their fourth consecutive loss to the Bats, and dropped the Indians into a tie with the Bats for second place in the International League West Division.  Three of the homers were 2-run shots, and all four were hit by four different Bats’ hitters.  Two were surrendered by starter Brian Burres, and two by reliever...

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Locke’s Scoreless Tribe Debut Spoiled By Bats’ Late Rally

Louisville Bats  4,  Indianapolis Indians  1 [ box ] Another late-inning rally by  the Bats… another game in which the Indians led 1-0 for several innings, and then lost in the end.  Tonight, at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, KY, the Bats’ rally came in the bottom of the 8th.  Four runs, two forced in by the Indians’ pitching staff, gave the Bats the win, and ended the first half of this 8-game showdown...

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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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