Rudy Owens gets the start for first place Indianapolis tonight. He ranks fourth in the International League in ERA, tied for third (with Zach Duke) in innings pitched and fifth with a 1.05 WHIP. The GCL Pirates have a doubleheader today. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here.

Owen's only non-quality start this year was his first, which was against today's opponent, Columbus

Triple-A: Indianapolis (55-31) @ Columbus (43-44) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Rudy Owens (7-3 2.45)

Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 5 Louisville 7 (Game story)

Rudy Owens will make his 17th start of the season tonight. He has recorded a quality start in each of his last 15 starts. He has pitched a total of 102.2 innings, allowing 90 hits, eleven homers, 18 walks and he has 73 strikeouts. Rudy ha...

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