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Indians Split Doubleheader

Last updated on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - The Indianapolis Indians and the Columbus Clippers split a doubleheader Monday night at Victory Field.

The Tribe won the opener 7-0 while the Clippers took game two 3-0.

John Van Benschoten pitched all seven innings in game one, allowing four hits to improve to 10-and-6. Brad Eldred hit a two-run homer for Indianapolis, his 15th of the season.

Four Columbus pitchers combined on the five-hit shutout in the nightcap. Larry Broadway hit his eleventh home run of the season and Brent Abernathy added an RBI single for the Clippers.

Game two of the five-game series is tonight at Victory Field.

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