Columbus Clippers  5,  Indianapolis Indians  1

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Rick VandenHurk gave up 3 runs and took his 4th loss.

The Indianapolis Indians began their longest road trip of the season with a disappointing loss to their divisional rivals, the Columbus Clippers at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio tonight.  Starter Rick VandenHurk suffered only his 4th loss of the season as he allowed 3 runs on  6 hits and 2 walks, though he struck out 7 batters.  The Indians' hitters managed only four hits -- two singles and two doubles, and could only push one run across the plate.

VandenHurk worked around a lead-off walk in the 1st inning, but gave up the first two Columbus runs in the 2nd.  With one out, 1B Lars Anderson was hit by a pitch, and SS Gregorio Petit immediately followed with a ...

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