Gomes Leads Las Vegas Past Tribe 5-3March 24, 2011 - International League (IL) Indianapolis Indians
Gomes (3-for-4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 3B, 2 RBI), who drove in a run with a single in the fourth frame and had a run-scoring triple in the ninth, doubled in the seventh and later scored on OF Darin Mastroianni's (2-for-3, 1 BB, 1 RBI) RBI single for the eventual game-winning run.
After the Tribe took their first and only lead of the contest in the opening frame when INF Chase d'Arnaud (1-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI) homered, Las Vegas countered with a home run by OF Brett Lawrie and RBI singles by OF Adam Calderone and Gomes in the fourth . After Gomes scored in the top of the seventh to push the Las Vegas lead to three, the Indians charged back with two runs in the bottom half of the frame thanks to OF Alex Presley's (1-for-3, 1 BB, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI) inside-the-park home run and INF Christian Colonel's (1-for-3, 1 2B, 1 RBI) RBI double.
Las Vegas LHP Brad Mills (5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K) earned the victory after allowing just three hits in five innings, while RHP Ronald Uviedo gave up only a walk in the ninth for the save. Indians LHP Justin Wilson (4.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 0 K) allowed three runs in four innings and was stuck with the loss.
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