GCL Pirates� 5,� GCL Tigers� 3 (box)
3B Eric Avila collected 3 hits, a double and two singles, to lead the Pirates in their 11-hit game against the Tigers this afternoon.� Avila began the game with a single, and moved to second base on rehabbing RF Wes Freeman's single.� CF Gregory Polanco brought in Avila with another single, to give the Pirates a 1-0 lead.
The Tigers tied it up in the bottom of the 4th, wiht a double, two wild pitches by starter Jarryd Sullivan, and an RBI single.� The Pirates came right back in the top of the 5th with 2 more runs.� 2B Luis Solano led off with a single and stole second base.� He went to third on a ground out, and scored on Avila's double.� Another single by Freeman brought in Avila.� Then the Tigers tied the score again in the bottom of the frame.� A fi...
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.