Indianapolis Indians 8, Charlotte Knights 0
Phil Irwin struck out 11 batters tonight.
A tremendous start by pitcher Phil Irwin plus a 5-run 6th inning gave the Indianapolis Indians the boost they needed to win a do-or-die game over the Charlotte Knights tonight at Knights' Stadium in the suburbs of Charlotte, NC. Irwin pitched 7 shutout innings and allowed just 2 hits and one walk, while he struck out 11 Charlotte batters. The Indians put up 10 hits, led by 3B Hector Luna, who had 3 of those hits.
Irwin was the dominating force in the game. He started out a bit shakily, hitting the first batter he faced, DH Greg Golson with a pitch, and then committing a balk to put Golson on second base. 2B Drew Garcia tapped a grounder back to the mound. Irwin scooped ...
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