Indianapolis Indians  6,  Louisville Bats  1

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Starling Marte tripled in the 1st inning.

The Indianapolis Indians provided some fireworks at Victory Field tonight, as a preview of the post-game stadium and city fireworks.  Indians' batters belted out four home runs, with 1B Jeff Clement contributing two of them.  Starter Jeff Locke earned his 7th win of the season, throwing 7 one-hit innings and allowing just one run.

The Indians jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the 1st, and that set the tone for the rest of the game.  CF Jose Tabata, in his first game with the Indians since coming from Pittsburgh, led off by taking the first pitch he saw down the left field line and into the corner for a double.  SS Chase d'Arnaud followed with a booming home run over...

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