Indianapolis Indians 8,  Buffalo Bison  6



Jordy Mercer drove in the winning run and an insurance run in the 9th.

Two errors by the Buffalo Bison in the top of the 9th gave the Indians the chance they needed to break a 6-6 tie, scoring the go-ahead run and one more for insurance, as the Tribe won at Coca-Cola Park in Buffalo, NY.  The Indians had the top of the order coming to the plate against a fresh Bison reliever Josh Edgin.  CF Starling Marte started with a grounder to SS Oswaldo Navarro, who had just entered the game at short after pinch-hitting in the 8th.  Navarro made the scoop, but his throw to first base sailed past the 1B Josh Satin, and Marte scrambled to second base.  LF Alex Presley dropped down a sacrifice bunt, fielded by C Lucas May -- who also mad...

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