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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