Louisville Bats  5,  Indianapolis Indians  2

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Jeff Locke started the Indians' final game.

The Indianapolis Indians wrapped up their 2011 season with a loss to the Bats at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, KY this afternoon.  The loss gives the Indians a final record of 76- 68, which is their best record in the past 5 seasons.  They also finished their season season against the Bats with a 12-10 record.

Jeff Locke made the final start for the Tribe.  He began by striking out the first two Louisville batters in the bottom of the 1st, then gave up a walk.  1B Neftali Soto smacked his first AAA home run over the right field wall, over the leaping reach of RF Miles Durham, to give the Bats a quick 2-0 lead.

The Tribe answered with a run in the top of the 2nd.  3B...

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