Indianapolis is the only game in town for another week, but there’s a little added excitement behind today’s game. Quinn Priester will be making his Triple-A debut in this afternoon contest. He made 15 starts for Altoona this season after an oblique injury put him behind early. He had a 2.87 ERA in 75.1 innings with the Curve, finishing with 75 strikeouts and a 1.20 WHIP.
TRIPLE-A: INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS
Game Time: 1:35 PM
Box Score: LINK
Starting Pitcher: Quinn Priester (NR)
- Final Line: 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 6 SO
Ji-hwan Bae 0-for-1, 3 BB
Endy Rodriguez 3-for-4, 2B, 4 RBI
Blake Sabol 1-for-4, HR, 2 RBI
Malcom Nunez 2-for-3, HR, RBI, BB
Carter Bins 1-for-4, 3B
Quinn Priester had a successful first start in Indianapolis and Endy Rodriguez had another strong games, as the Indians won 7-1. Priester tossed five shutout innings, allowing two hits and two walks, while striking out six batters. He threw 47 of his 71 pitches for strikes. Colin Selby followed with his Indy debut and retired the side in order, hitting 99 MPH on one pitch. Noe Toribio threw a scoreless frame, Joe Jacques allowed the lone run, and Hunter Stratton struck out three in the ninth. Rodriguez had two hits in his Indians debut yesterday and added three more today, while driving him four runs. He hit a two-run double, which was his 39th double of the season. Ji-hwan Bae walked three times. Blake Sabol hit his fifth homer for Indy. Malcom Nunez hit his first Triple-A homer. Jared Oliva had three hits and stole his 19th base.