Indianapolis Indians  4,  Louisville Bats  0

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Jeff Locke pitched 7 shut-out innings

Indians' starter Jeff Locke continued his dominance of International League batters as he earned his third win of the season against the Louisville Bats at Victory Field.  Locke increased his streak of scoreless innings pitched to 15.  In his last 20 innings pitched, he has allowed only one run.  Tonight he scattered 4 hits over 7 innings, and did not walk a batter.  He struck out 5, and  of his 95 pitches, 67 were strikes. Locke's record now stands at 3-1, with a 2.31 ERA.

Locke tends to work quickly, and he did that tonight -- the game lasted only 2 hours 15 minutes.  "He did great today," said 3B Matt Hague after the game.  "He threw a lot of strikes and kept the hitters off-ba...

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