Indianapolis Indians  8,  Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees  3

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Chase d'Arnaud and Starling Marte both scored on Jeff Clement's single in the 1st.

A big 1st inning gave the Indianapolis Indians an early 6-run lead, as they cruised past the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees at Victory Field tonight.  The win was the 7th straight for the Indians, who remain solidly in first place in the International League Western Division, 10.5 games ahead of the Columbus Clippers, who also won tonight.

The Tribe sent 12 batters to the plate in the bottom of the 1st, which began with the first six batters reaching base safely.  LF Gorkys Hernandez led off with a single up the middle.   Yankees' veteran starting pitcher John Maine's pickoff throw was airmailed to first base.  Hernandez ea...

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