The Indians took the lead right back with their big inning of the game.� With one out in the bottom of the 3rd, Pedro Ciriaco (photo) walked on four pitches.� The next three batters all had extra-base hits:� A double lined into left-center field by 3B Akinori Iwamura, moving Ciriaco to third;� a double down the left field line and into the corner by Alex Presley, driving in both Ciriaco and Iwamura; and a 2-run no-doubt-about-it blast over the right field wall by Brandon Moss.� Presley had reached third base on his hit, when Tides' LF Reimold had the ball carom off the wall in the left field corner and shoot between his legs for a fielding error.� Indians 5, Tides 1.
The Indians picked up an insurance run in each of the 5th and 6th innings.� Pedro Ciriaco led off the 5th inning with ano...
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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.