Norfolk Tides 2, Indianapolis Indians 0
Rudy Owens took his first loss today.
Tribe starter Rudy Owens pitched 8 strong innings at Victory Field this afternoon, but his teammates could not push a run across, giving the Tides the win and Owens his first loss of the season. The Indians still hold a 2 games to 1 lead in this 4-game series, which wraps up tomorrow.
Owens faced the minimum number of Norfolk batters over the first 3 innings. He walked RF Jai Miller to begin the 2nd inning, but immediately erased him when former Indy Indian DH Ronny Paulino bounced into a 6-4-3 (SS Chase d'Arnaud to 2B Brian Friday to 1B Matt Hague) double play. Norfolk's lead-off batter CF Antoan Richardson beat out the throw from Owens to first on a bunt to begin the 4th inning...
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