Indianapolis Indians  6,  Buffalo Bisons  0

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Jeff Locke earned his 8th win when he held the Buffalo Bisons scoreless for 7 innings at Victory Field tonight.  Locke surrendered 3 walks tonight, which was an improvement from his last start, on July 23rd, when he gave up 7 walks in 5 innings.  Locke gave up a total of 8 runs on 17 hits over 15 innings in his last three starts.  Today, he scattered 4 hits over those 7 innings, and also struck out 4 Buffalo batters.

Locke needed some run support, of course.  He got most of that in the 2nd inning, when the Indians batted around. The first four Tribe batters of the inning reached base safely.  C Tony Sanchez began the rally with a double down the right field line.  He scored when RF Brandon Boggs lined a single into right ...

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