Indianapolis Indians  3,  Durham Bulls  1

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Rudy Owens struck out 7 in his third win of the season.

The two starting pitchers combined for 15 strikeouts at Victory Field tonight.  Even though Bulls' starter Chris Archer had 8 strikeouts to the Tribe's Rudy Owens' 7, it was Owens who earned the win, his 3rd of the season.  Owens also made a pair of outstanding defensive plays, worthy of the highlight reels.  His teammates supplied enough firepower behind him, including 1B Jeff Clement's fourth home run in four days.

The Indians got the game started in a manner similar to last night's game, with runs in the first two innings.  CF Starling Marte led off the bottom of the 1st with a slow grounder to second base, which should have been a routine play.  Bulls' 2B Shawn ...

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