Syracuse Chiefs  5,  Indianapolis Indians  3

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Jeff Locke got a no-decision today, but he pitched well.

A 3-run homer by Syracuse's RF Brett Carroll sank the Indianapolis Indians at Alliance Bank Stadium in Syracuse, NY this evening.  The win by the Chiefs ties up the series between the Indians and the Chiefs at one game each with two games left to play.

Jeff Locke made his first start for the Indians since being optioned back from the Pirates.  He had a rocky first inning back.  The first batter, LF Eury Perez, worked a walk, but Locke picked him off first base.  Three consecutive singles followed, by CF Corey Brown, 2B Jarrett  Hoffpauir, and 1B Chris Marrero.  Marrero's hit was a laser back to the mound, where it hit off Locke's foot and caromed over SS Chase d...

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