Altoona Curve �12, �Bowie BaySox �3 (box)
The Curve scored early and late, recording 12 runs on 16 hits, while starter Rudy Owens and reliever Derek Hankins held the BaySox in check. �A fielding error by 3B Josh Harrison began the game, and a throwing error by C Hector Gimenez on a stolen base put a runner on third base before Owens could even catch his breath. �Three consecutive singles followed, driving in two runs (one unearned), before a double play and a strikeout could get Owens out of the inning.
The Curve came right back, though, to score 3 runs in the bottom of the frame, as the BaySox committed 3 errors. �SS Chase d'Arnaud reached base on a fielding error, and went to second base when CF Gorkys Hernandez singled. �The two went for a double steal, and when former Pirate farmhand...
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Nancy grew up in Rochester, NY, where her father indoctrinated her to the love of baseball as a small child. He taught her to keep score at the age of 5, and she hasn’t stopped since. She now lives in the Indianapolis area with her husband and two sons. Nancy has followed the Indians on both the Most Valuable Network and the Bloguin group, before joining Pirates Prospects in 2011. She provides daily game recaps from Indianapolis, plus player analysis from the guys she sees live at the games.