Caribes de Anzoategui 2, Cardenales de Lara 1 -- (Game 1) DH Jose Tabata singled, doubled, and walked for Los Caribes. Los Cardenales got onto the scoreboard first with a run on three singles in the 3rd inning. Los Caribes threatened in the bottom of the inning, when Tabata walked and stole second, and two more walks loaded the bases, but a strikeout ended the inning with all three runners on base. Tabata singled off Lara pitcher Romulo Sanchez in the 5th inning, and he stole second base again, but again runners were left on base. A walk, a single, and an RBI grounder gave Los Caribes the tying run in the 6th inning. Then Tabata led off the bottom of the 7th with a double, moved to third on a sacrifice bunt, and scored the ...
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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.