The West Division-leading Indianapolis Indians dropped a 4-2 decision to the Rochester Red Wings Tuesday evening at Rochester's Frontier Field. In this game, right-hander Kyle McPherson made his second Triple-A start for the Indians. It was McPherson's 11th start of the season. He missed the first two months of the season with shoulder right-shoulder inflammation.
Indianapolis is 74-50; Rochester, Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, is 63-61.
McPherson, a 14th-round pick of the Pirates in 2007, was solid Tuesday. He pitched 5.1 innings, allowing two runs (one earned), striking out six, and walking two. He dropped to 0-1 as he allowed six hits. Three of those hits, however, failed to leave the infield. McPherson's fastball sat at 91-94, including 94 in the fif...
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