Columbus Clippers  5,  Indianapolis Indians  3

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Rick VandenHurk gave up 2 runs over 5 innings.

Clippers' starter TJ McFarland has not had a good season against the Indianapolis Indians.  In his three previous starts against the Indians, McFarland got beat around.  On July 7th, the Indians scored 8 runs on 10 hits and 4 walks against McFarland in just 2.1 innings.  The following week, on the 15th, the Tribe smacked 9 hits for 4 runs in 5 innings, and on August 11th, McFarland gave up 4 runs on 6 hits, including 3 home runs in 7 innings.  That adds up to 25 hits and 16 runs in 14.1 innings (10.05 ERA).  So, the Indians might have been feeling a little confident to see McFarland taking the mound at Victory Field this afternoon.

This time, McFarland turned the tables...

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