Game 1:  Toledo Mud Hens  3,  Indianapolis Indians  1

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Rudy Owens pitched all 6 innings, but took the loss.

Doubles figured big in the scoring in the first game of today's double header at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.  Each team collected 3 doubles, though the Mud Hens made better use of them than the Indians did.  Both starting pitchers threw complete 7-inning games.

The game began with 4.5 scoreless innings, and each team posting one hit.  Tribe starter Rudy Owens had two innings in which he retired the Mud Hens in order, and two innings in which he had to work out of jams.  The bottom of the 2nd began with a double by DH John Lindsey.  Owen's wild pitch allowed Lindsey to move to third base, but Owens halted him there.  Two ground outs, one to third and ...

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