Indianapolis Indians  6,  Buffalo Bisons  2

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Rick VandenHurk struck out 7 batters in 6 innings, earning his 10th win.

A strong start by Rick VandenHurk, excellent defense behind him, and timely hitting gave the Indianapolis Indians a win over the Buffalo Bison at Victory Field tonight.  VandenHurk earned his 10th win of the season, for a 10-3 record, as he struck out 7 batters in 6 innings, and allowed one run on 7 hits and one walk.  3B Matt Hague led the 11-hit offense by going 3-for-4 at the plate.

VandenHurk had to deal with at least one Buffalo runner on base in all six innings that he pitched.  The Indians' defense got him out of a jam in the top of the 1st.  Lead-off batter LF Fred Lewis began the game with a walk.  SS Josh Rodriguez popped a single into r...

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