Indianapolis has seven games left on the schedule, including tonight’s contest with Jerad Eickhoff on the mound. The Indians have been eliminated from the playoff race already, but their lineup got a lot more interesting with additions from Altoona.
TRIPLE-A: INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS
Game Time: 7:05 PM
Box Score: LINK
Starting Pitcher: Jerad Eickhoff (6-7, 5.06)
- Final Line: 4 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO
Tucupita Marcano 1-for-4, BB
Endy Rodriguez 1-for-4, 3B, 2 RBI
Malcom Nunez 0-for-3, BB
Blake Sabol 1-for-3, BB
Travis Swaggerty 1-for-4, SB
Indianapolis won 6-4 on Thursday night. Jerad Eickhoff allowed one run over four innings to start the game. Travis MacGregor tossed two scoreless with no hits. Cam Alldred threw a shutout frame, followed by two runs from Zach Matson and one from Cam Vieaux, who loaded the bases in the ninth before getting the final out. Hoy Park singled in the first run for the Indians. An error and a double play grounder each brought in runs. Mason Martin hit his 18th homer in the sixth. Endy Rodriguez tripled in the other two runs. That gave him 67 extra-base hits on the season. Travis Swaggerty stole his 18th base. Jared Oliva doubled twice, scored two runs and stole his 20th base. He had a .958 OPS in August and he’s up to a 1.007 OPS in September.
Matt Gorski was placed on the Injured List, ending his season. Tyler Beede cleared waivers and has been sent outright to Indianapolis. He is active tonight.