Charlotte Knights

Indianapolis rallies late to topple the Charlotte Knights 5-2

Jose Osuna hit a three-run home run during the eighth inning Saturday night, helping the Indianapolis Indians to a 5-2 Class AAA International League baseball victory over the Charlotte Knights.

The home run by Osuna scored Josh Bell and Jason Rogers and was the game’s last scoring play.

Charlotte went ahead 2-0 after Jason Bourgeois and Jason Coats hit RBI singles during the third and seventh innings, respectively. Indianapolis answered in the bottom of the seventh inning when Willy Garcia hit an RBI double and then scored on an error.

Trey Haley (2-4) got the win in relief, and Brad Goldberg (1-4) took the loss. Jorge Rondon recorded his ninth save of the season, allowing only a two-out single by Coats.

Coats singled three times, driving in a run and also scoring one for the Knights.

Indianapolis improved to 5-1 against Charlotte this season, entering Sunday’s 1:35 p.m. series finale.

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