Nick Kingham pitched a great game last night to keep Indianapolis alive in the playoffs, while Altoona put up a lot of offense in their 8-4 win over Bowie. That gave them a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series and now the final three games are at home. As mentioned in the preview from yesterday, Kingham wasn't just coming off of two poor starts to end the regular season, he also didn't pitch well during the two times he faced Durham this year. So that was a nice pitching performance from him in a big spot.
The big spot today belongs to Drew Hutchison, who gets the ball in another must-win contest for Indianapolis. He looked solid in his first game against Durham back on April 18th when he allowed one run over six innings. That start was obviously quite a long time ago and a lot has chang...
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