Meanwhile, the Indians were putting runners on base against Durham starter Richard De Los Santos, but not getting them pushed around to score.� Ryan Doumit walked in the 1st inning, but was picked off base.� RF Mitch Jones singled in the 2nd, but was out when he tried to stretch it into a double.� Brian Friday, Alex Presley, and Jones all singled and Pedro Ciriaco doubled over the next three innings, but all were left standing on base.
The Tribe finally got to De Los Santos in the 6th.� C Luke Carlin (photo),� who had taken over behind the plate for Ryan Doumit, began the inning with a ball smacked into the right center field alley, and his aggressive base running let him stretch the hit into a double.� Alex Presley walked on 4 pitches.� DH Brandon Moss flied out to center field, but it...
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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.