Indianapolis Indians  7,  Gwinnett Braves  5

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Rudy Owens earned his 8th win of the season.

Two home runs in consecutive innings, gave the Indians a win over the Gwinnett Braves at Victory Field tonight.  C Tony Sanchez and RF Starling Marte contributed the home runs, while starter Rudy Owens and three relievers held off the Braves' batters.

Gwinnett got onto the scoreboard first, with one run in the 3rd inning.  Rudy Owens worked his way around a 2-out double in the top of the 1st, and two singles in the 2nd.  With two outs in the 3rd, Owens walked 1B Ernesto Mejia.  RF Jordan Parraz followed with a double to the wall in left field, fielded by Tribe LF Brandon Boggs.  Boggs made a perfect throw to the plate, where Tony Sanchez made the catch as he blocked the pla...

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