Indianapolis Indians  6,  Toledo Mud Hens  1

(Box)

 

 

Rick VandenHurk, the Indians' MVP, won his 13th game of the season.

Starter Rick VandenHurk threw 6 shutout innings to begin the evening, then was awarded the Indians' Most Valuable Player honors to end the evening.  The Indians defeated the Toledo Mud Hens at Victory Field, giving the Indians a 3 games to 1 lead in this 5-game home-and-home series.  The Indians' offense backed up VandenHurk with 10 hits, including two each by C Tony Sanchez, DH Eric Fryer, and the newest Indian, 3B Hector Luna.

VandenHurk had to work around base runners in 5 of his 6 innings.  Some of them were of his own making -- VandenHurk hit LF Jared Head by a pitch in the 1st inning and hit 2B Danny Worth in the 2nd inning.  A throwin...

To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.