INDIANAPOLIS- After a low-scoring outing in their 2013 debut, the Clippers’ bats came alive in Indianapolis in game two of their series against the Indianapolis Indians.
Indians’ center fielder Alex Presley and shortstop Jordy Mercer started off the game with back to back doubles, giving Indianapolis a quick 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Indianapolis struck again in the third, almost identically, with doubles by third baseman Jared Goedert and left fielder Felix Pie to extend the lead to 2-0.
Things were very quiet for the Clippers until the fourth inning, when suddenly the bats came alive.
Second baseman Luis Hernandez got the inning started with a single up the middle. After a Matt Carson fly out, Opening Day hero Jeremy Hermida moved Hernandez to third with a single of his own. Catcher Yan Gomes popped out setting up Clippers’ first baseman and slugger Mike McDade with two runners on base and two outs. McDade smacked a double over the head of Felix Pie scoring both ...