Originally written on Indians Baseball Insider  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Lake Erie treaded water Monday in Evansville by winning game one of a double header and dropping game two.In game one, the Crushers got a strong performance out of starter Matt Smith. Smith has been having an up and down season so far this year, but Monday on the road he was almost untouchable.Smith pitched a complete game (seven innings for the double header) two hitter en route to his third win of the season. In just seven innings, Smith put up his season best for strikeouts by accumulating six.The Crushers supported Smith with some great hitting from a handful of players. Four players including Max Casper, Kevin Berard, Andrew Davis and Daniel Bowman all had multi hit games as Lake Erie racked up nine hits in game one.Seth Granger also had a nice day, he had an RBI double that put the Crushers up 1-0 at the time. Stringing together hits, the Crushers added runs in the sixth and seventh to propel Smith to the win.A half an hour after the Crushers won game one, game number two of t...
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