VENEZUELAN LEAGUELeones del Caracas 18, Navegantes del Magallanes 5 -- Thirteen runs in the top of the 8th for Los Leones took care of this game. Seventeen batters came to the plate, and no homers were hit in the inning. After a lead-off single, C Carlos Maldonado reached on an error. A bunt and a single plated the first run. Corey Hamman came on to pitch for Magallanes, and he got a grounder force out, which allowed Maldonado to score. A single an a throwing error brought in 2 runs, and a single added a run. Hamman was relieved by Jean Machi. Machi gave up three consecutive singles, and two more runs came in, then Machi was relieved. An intentional walk to Maldonado, then a fielding error brought in a run,...
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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.