Originally written on Pirates Prospects  |  Last updated 10/25/14
Columbus Clippers  5,  Indianapolis Indians  3 (Box)   Rick VandenHurk gave up 2 runs over 5 innings. Clippers’ starter TJ McFarland has not had a good season against the Indianapolis Indians.  In his three previous starts against the Indians, McFarland got beat around.  On July 7th, the Indians scored 8 runs on 10 hits and 4 walks against McFarland in just 2.1 innings.  The following week, on the 15th, the Tribe smacked 9 hits for 4 runs in 5 innings, and on August 11th, McFarland gave up 4 runs on 6 hits, including 3 home runs in 7 innings.  That adds up to 25 hits and 16 runs in 14.1 innings (10.05 ERA).  So, the Indians might have been feeling a little confident to see McFarland taking the mound at Victory Field this afternoon. This time, McFarland turned the tables on the Tribe.  He let the Indians put runners on base, but did not let them come around to score.  CF Alex Presley and 1B Matt Hague hit back-to-back two out singles in the 1st inning.  Presley got as far as third ba...
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