Jeff Locke threw seven shutout innings today.

A day after Justin Wilson, Jose Diaz, and Doug Slaten combined for a no hitter against the Durham Bulls, the Bulls came close to a no hitter of their own. Durham starter Matt Torra took a no hitter in to the eighth inning, but lost it when Jordy Mercer hit a grounder to deep short, easily beating the throw to first base for the only hit of the game for the Indianapolis Indians.

Indians starter Jeff Locke kept the team in the game with a strong start, going seven shutout innings. It was the third game in a row that an Indians starter has gone at least seven innings while issuing no runs.

"It's a good feeling to be able to go deep in to the game," Locke said. "It seems like it's been the trend of late for the starters."

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