Indianapolis Indians  5,  Gwinnett Braves  4

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The Indianapolis Indians began their 4-game series against the Gwinnett Braves with a win tonight at Cooray Field in Gwinnett.  The two teams were matched in hits (8 each) and errors (2 each), thought it was the Tribe who came out on top in runs.  Indians' starter Rick VandenHurk earned his 5th win, bringing his record to 5-0.  VandenHurk also contributed an RBI single and scored a run.

LF Gorkys Hernandez started the Indians' first rally when he rocketed a one out triple into left field in the top of the 1st.  CF Starling Marte brought Hernandez in with a sacrifice fly, giving the Indians a 1-0 lead.  1B Jeff Clement followed with his 20th double of the season, and advanced to third on a passed ball, but got no further,...

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