Indianapolis Indians  5,   Norfolk Tides  4



Matt Hague's walk-off single ended the game in the 14th.

The Indians' radio broadcasters had just finished saying that when games go long into extra innings, you start to see strange things happening.  Sure enough, in the bottom of the 14th, with the Indians and the Norfolk Tides tied at 4-4, it got strange at Victory Field.  The Tides were running out of available relief pitchers, so they brought in a position player to pitch.  Australian catcher Allan de San Miguel took the mound for the Tides, apparently for the first time during his career in the US.  He discovered that it's a lot easier to find the strike zone from behind the plate than from 66 feet away.  2B Brian Friday began the inning with a ground rule doubl...

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