The Indians responded in the top of the 5th. �Brian Friday led off with a double down the line into left field. �LF Kevin Melillo (photo) walked, then Aki Iwamura also doubled. �Friday scored easily on the play, but Melillo was not as lucky. �He raced around third and slid into the plate -- but he missed the plate and C Tyler Flowers missed the tag. �Home plate umpire Lance Barrett just stood there looking at the two of them for a beat, before Flowers turned and tagged out Melillo, before Melillo could get back to touch the plate. �Friday's run gave the Indians the lead again, 4-3.
Brandon Moss started another Tribe rally in the 6th. �He singled up the middle, and Jim Negrych and Jonathan Van Every made it three singles in a row. �Van Every's single into center field brought Moss aro...
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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.