Charlotte Knights 2, Indianapolis Indians 1
Kyle McPherson made his AAA debut today.
The newest Indianapolis Indian made his debut this afternoon at Victory Field, hurling 6 scoreless innings and striking out 6 batters. Kyle McPherson, just promoted from AA Altoona, allowed 3 hits and was responsible for the first of the Charlotte Knights' runs. He did not figure into the decision, though, as the game was tied at 1-1 when he finished his afternoon's work.
McPherson, who had battled injury at the beginning of the season, made 9 starts for the Altoona Curve and earned a 3-5 record with a 4.07 ERA. In 48 innings, he had allowed 54 hits, but just 22 earned runs, with 5 walks (yes, just 5) and 46 strikeouts. He was the Pirates' minor league pitcher o...
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