Charlotte Stone Crabs �2, �Bradenton Marauders �1 (box)
A lot of donuts in Bradenton this evening, as the scoring in this game was also limited to just two innings. �Brian Leach worked his way out of a bases-loaded jam in the 2nd inning, after two singles and a walk, to end the inning with a strikeout and a line out. �Double plays erased singles for him in the 3rd and 4th innings, as he kept the Stone Crabs scoreless for 5 innings. �Leach faced the first batter in the top of the 6th and hit him with a pitch, and was immediately removed from the game. �Duke Welker came on in relief, and could not find his control. �He walked three straight batters, forcing in a run (charged to Leach) without recording an out. �Tom Boleska relieved Welker, and the first batter Boleska faced singled, driving...
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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.