Indianapolis Indians  3,  Louisville Bats  2

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John Bowker had the game-winning homer for the Indians

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 -- Alex Presley and Chase d'Arnaud both had their rehab assignments transferred up  from the A+ Bradenton Marauders.

With Garrett Olson on the mound for the Indians, the Bats went down in order in the 1st inning.  With two outs in the bottom of the 2nd, C Devin Mesoraco blasted a long fly ball over the le...

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