Following a nearly two hour rain delay, a furious ninth inning rally fell just short as Charlotte ended the Indianapolis Indians season with a 6-4 win on Saturday night.
Starting pitcher Matt Zaleski, allowed three runs on five hits over 8.1 innings to give the Knights the 3-1 series victory in the first round of the International League playoffs.
The Indians made it interesting with a three-run ninth inning.
Second baseman Anderson Hernandez led off the final frame with a single to left, before travelling along on a two-run home run by third baseman Hector Luna to cut the Knights lead to 6-3.
Following a pitching change former Knight Dallas McPherson would line a double to right, 3B Yamaico Navarro would draw a walk and CF Brandon Boggs would single to center to load the bases.
Overall, the defeat ends a historic season for the Indianapolis Indians, who set a Victory Field era record with an International League best regular season record of 89-55.
The Tribe were also at their best at home as they posted the second best record ever at Victory Field at 48-24.
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