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Tides Wash Over Indians

Tides Wash Over Indians


Dana Eveland, fresh off the Disabled List, came on in relief of Powell.� Eveland got Jeff Salazar to hit a fly ball for an out, but Angle tagged up and scored from third on the sacrifice (charged to Powell).� A fielders' choice ended the inning, with the Tides now ahead, 7-0.
Meanwhile, Chris Tillman was dominating the Indians' batters.� The Tribe had just one base runner over the first three innings -- Aki Iwamura doubled to the base of the wall in center field with one out in the 1st inning.� Tillman struck out the last batter (1B Jonathan Van Every) in the 2nd, then struck out two of the three batters in the 3rd, and the first two batters in the 4th -- 5 strikeouts in 6 batters.
The Indians got a little rally going in the 4th after those two strikeouts, with 3 straight hits.� LF Brandon Moss looped a solid single into right-center field.� RF John Bowker lined a single into right, moving Moss to third base.� DH Mitch Jones lifted a little single just over the leaping reach of SS A...

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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.

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