Leones del Caracas 11,� Bravos de Margarita� 2� -- Caracas exploded for 9 runs in the 4th inning, when 14 batters came to the plate.� C Carlos Maldonado doubled with the bases loaded in the inning, driving in 3 runs.� He also grounded out to end the inning.� Former Pirate farmhand Ronald Uviedo made the start for Caracas -- unusual to see him not pitching in relief.� He threw 5 scoreless innings and held Margarita to just one hit, no walks, while striking out 4 batters.� Los Bravos were held to just 5 hits.� Their only runs came in the 8th inning, when 3B Andy LaRoche led off with a walk, and scored to third base on two wild pitches.� Three singles brought in another run.� LaRoche was hitless in three other trips to the plate.
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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.