Minor Leagues | Indians' Bullington shuts down Lynx

OTTAWA, Ontario - Bryan Bullington pitched seven scoreless innings and grabbed his fourth straight victory as the Indianapolis Indians shut out the Ottawa Lynx, 4-0, yesterday in the International League.

Bullington (4-0) scattered five hits and two walks while striking out one. After missing last season because of elbow surgery, he has a 1.17 earned run average.

Relievers Juan Perez and Franquelis Osoria each pitched a perfect inning against the Phillies' triple-A affiliate, which fell to 10-9.

Brian Bixler sparked the Indians' offense with an RBI double in the fifth inning and a two-run homer in the seventh.

Brian Mazone (2-2) took the loss, allowing four runs on six hits over seven innings. Joe Bisenius followed him in relief and pitched two shutout innings.

Lexington 3, Lakewood 2

LAKEWOOD, N.J. - Greg Buchanan led off the sixth inning with a double and scored the deciding run for the Legends on Max Sapp's single in a win over the BlueClaws in the South Atlantic League.

Lakewood rallied for two runs against reliever Kyle De Young in the bottom of the eighth before Adrian Cardenas flied out to end the threat.

Frederick 5, Wilmington 3

WILMINGTON - Jacob Duncan's RBI single and Arturo Rivas' run-scoring double in the third inning provided Frederick with enough runs to beat the Blue Rocks in the Carolina League.

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WP: Bullington (4-0). LP: B. Mazone (2-2). HR: IND: Bixler (1). A: 657.

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WP: Arguello (1-2). LP: Monasterios (1-2). Save: Luis (6). A: 4,153.

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WP: Berken (2-2). LP: Nicoll (0-3). Save: Burch (1). A: 3,967.