Bats Defeat Indians 8-4

By Louisville Bats | March 28, 2007 4:28 PM ET

Sarasota, FL - The Louisville Bats defeated the Indianapolis Indians 8-4 on Wednesday afternoon to improve their Spring Training record to 7-5-1.

Phil Dumatrait started for the Bats and went five innings, allowing no runs on two hits while striking out three. Jason Kershner allowed two runs on four hits in two innings of work and Brad Salmon pitched a scoreless inning of relief.

Scott Hatteberg, down from the Cincinnati Reds, went 4-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Earl Snyder was 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and Mark Bellhorn was 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBI for the victorious Bats.

Louisville will take on the Norfolk Tides Thursday in Sarasota beginning at 1:00pm.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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