Indianapolis Indians 2, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs 0
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Brian Burres pitched 8 scoreless innings and struck out 9 batters.
Brian Burres earned his 5th win of the season tonight, but his first of the season at Victory Field, as the Indians beat the Iron Pigs, despite being out-hit 6-5.
Burres came into the game with a 4-9 record, but just happened to have earned all four of those wins on the road. He pitched a season-high 8 shutout innings and struck out a season-best 9 batters to earn that elusive home win.
Burres' toughest inning was the top of the 1st. Former Indy Indian CF Rich Thompson began the game with a line out right to Tribe 2B Jordy Mercer. 2B Josh Barfield ripped the first pitch he saw down the left field line and into the Indians' bullpen for a double. ...
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