Found June 02, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
COLUMBUS- The Columbus Clippers just can’t seem to catch a break these days.   After trailing 5-0 early in the game, the Clippers battled back to take a 8-5 lead but could not hold on to it as they collapsed against the Indianapolis Indians 10-9 in extra innings Saturday.   The Indians picked off right where they left off Friday, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning and another in the second off of starter Carlos Carrasco.   After retiring the first batter of the game, Carrasco walked former Cleveland Indian infielder John McDonald. Designated hitter Chris d’Arnaud followed by smacking a sharp grounder down the third base line for a double. First baseman Matt Hague was then hit in the back to load the bases. Center fielder Felix Pie continued with his fifth hit of the series, this time a bases clearing triple in the gap between right and center field. The relay throw from second baseman Cord Phelps to catcher Omir Santos was off the mark, allowing Pie to scor...
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