Louisville Bats  3,  Indianapolis Indians  2

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Rudy Owens pitched 7 shutout innings today.

 

An excellent start by Rudy Owens went to waste this afternoon at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, Kentucky.  The Indianapolis Indians and Owens had the game under control until the bottom of the 9th, when the Bats took the lead and the win with a walk-off 3-run homer.

Owens pitched 7 shutout innings, allowing only 2 hits, and walking no one.  He struck out 5 Bats' batters and hit one with a pitch.  He worked fairly quickly and efficiently -- he threw 87 pitches (57 strikes) in 7 innings.  The first hit Owens allowed went to LF Daniel Dorn, who singled into left field.  Owens got the next batter to ground into a force out at second, erasing Dorn.  That base runner was ...

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