Indianapolis Indians  6,  Toledo Mud Hens  2

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Jeff Locke earned his first AAA win and struck out 8.

The Indianapolis Indians earned a sweep of their 4-game home-and-away series against the Toledo Mud Hens with a win this afternoon at Victory Field.  Key to the win was starter Jeff Locke, who pitched 7 strong innings and struck 0ut 8 Mud Hen batters, earning his first AAA win.  RF Miles Durham and 2B Jordy Mercer led the Tribe offense, with 3 hits from Durham and 2 hits, including a home run, and 3 RBI from Mercer.

In contrast to last night, when the two teams combined to leave a total of 29 runners on base, with 13 hits each, today they were much more efficient.  The Mud Hens had only 5 hits and left only 2 runners on base, while the Indians posted 9 hits and left only 5...

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