Indianapolis Indians  5,  Toledo Mud Hens  0

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Phil Irwin earned his second win tonight.

Indians' Phil Irwin made his third start since joining the Indians this evening at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.  It was his most successful start of the three, as Irwin earned his second win with 6 scoreless innings of work, while striking out 7 batters.  His teammates posted 14 hits on their way to 5 runs, as the Indians shut out the Mud Hens in the first game of a 5-game home-and-home series.  SS Brock Holt and CF Alex Presley led the way with 3 hits each.

The Indians' batters jumped all over Toledo starter Duane Below as soon as the game started.  The first four Tribe batters singled in the top of the 1st -- a grounder into left field by Holt, a ground...

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