Loading…
Friday, July 25, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Thursday, 4/10/2014

Mud Hens fall 4-3 in ninth

BLADE STAFF

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Mud Hens went on the road for the first time this season tonight and lost in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Toledo led Indianapolis 3-1 after five innings but the Indians rallied for two runs to tie it in the sixth. Indianapolis then won 4-3 with an RBI single by Chris Dickerson off of reliever Nate Robertson in the ninth.

Toledo left fielder J.D. Martinez smacked a solo home run and finished 3 for 4 at the plate. Catcher James McCann drove in two runs and finished 2 for 4.

Mud Hens starter Kyle Lobstein (0-1) gave up one earned run on six hits over 5 1/3 innings. Lobstein struck out six batters. Robertson (0-2) gave up two hits and one run to suffer the loss.

Toledo trailed 1-0 when it scored two runs in the top of the fourth inning.

Mike Hessman started the rally with a single. After Ben Guez walked, McCann drove in both runners with a single. The one-out grounder into center field made it 2-1.

Martinez then followed that up with a two-out solo home run to center field that gave Toledo a 3-1 lead.

But the Indians tied it back up at 3 with two runs in the sixth inning.

Toledo fell behind 1-0 in the first when Indianapolis scored on a fielder's choice.

The Mud Hens (2-4) play at Indianapolis (6-1) again on Friday at 7:15 and Saturday at 7:05.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories