Lincoln celebrated his double and his run by striking out the side in the bottom of the 6th.� Since allowing the run in the 3rd, he had faced only the minimum over the next three innings -- LF Boomer Whiting walked in the 5th, but was caught stealing second base.� Lincoln finished his evening with 6 innings, allowing 4 runs (3 earned), on 4 hits and a walk, and 6 strikeouts.� He threw 86 pitches (56 strikes).� The score was tied when he left the game, so he was not going to get involved in the decision.
It was the 7th inning that did the Tribe in.� Daniel Moskos came on to replace Lincoln.� He began by giving up back-to-back singles to Pete Orr and Luis Ordaz, then a sacrifice bunt by Carlos Maldonado moved both runners into scoring position.� Pinch-hitter Kevin Mensch lifted a sacrific...
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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.