Charlotte Knights  14,  Indianapolis Indians  13

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Gerrit Cole surrendered 8 runs on 9 hits tonight.

The Indianapolis Indians find themselves in a precarious position after tonight's game at Victory Field.  After falling behind the Knights by a score of 9-0, the Indians battled back to within one run of Charlotte, but could not take that final step for the win.  That gives the Knights a 2-games-to-none lead in this 5-game playoff series, as the series moves to Charlotte.  The Tribe will need to win all three games played at Charlotte in order to continue in the playoffs.

This game turned out to be a slug-fest for both teams.  Each team posted 15 hits, for a total of 30 hits and 27 runs.  Every member of both starting line-ups had at least one hit.  SS Chase d'Arna...

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