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Figueroa Throws Complete Game As Tribe Pounds Mud Hens

Last updated on Tuesday, August 30, 2011

(TOLEDO, OH) - The Indianapolis Indians handed Toledo its third-straight loss, pounding the Mud Hens 9-1.

Nelson Figueroa fired a complete game for the Tribe, allowing a run on eight hits with no walks and ten strikeouts to even his Triple-A record at 1-1.

Indianapolis led 3-1 in the top of the eighth when Pedro Alvarez blew the game open, hitting a grand slam off Toledo reliever Brayan Villarreal.

John Bowker finished with three runs batted in for the Indians with Jordy Mercer adding a solo homer, his fourth of the season.

The Tribe and the Mud Hens head west to Indianapolis for a two-game series beginning tonight at Victory Field.

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