Hens fall to Indianapolis in a thriller

Drew Smyly warms up a week before he'll pitch for the Tigers.

Looking to open their season with two wins, the Hens hosted Indianapolis yet again. After a convincing 5-1 victory last night, Toledo had Detroit Tiger, Drew Smyly on the mound tonight.

The Mud Hens got off to a good start with a run in the bottom of the first. But Smyly was not on his game tonight. Drew gave up 3 runs in the 2nd and went 1.2 IP with 3 ER, 2BB, 1K. The Indians were up 8-4 going into the 9th. Brad Eldred cut the lead to three with a solo bomb to left. After Toledo scored two more runs to bring the it to 8-7, Matt Young came to the plate with the tying run on 2nd. With two outs, Young grounded out to 2nd to end the comeback. Toledo loses its first of the season 8-7