In Wednesday's winter league games:VENEZUELAN LEAGUE (still in the round-robin tournament)Leones de Caracas 9, Aguilas de Zulia 0 -- Los Leones posted 14 hits, while 5 of their pitchers combined for to shut-out Los Aguilas. 2B Jose Castillo went 4-for-4 for Los Leones. His RBI single drove in the first Caracas' run in the bottom of the 2nd. A double, a triple, and a sacrifice fly brought in 2 runs in the 3rd. LF Mike Ryan and Castillo hit back-to-back singles to begin the 4th inning, and C Carlos Maldonado followed with a sacrifice bunt. A walk loaded the bases, and moments later, an RBI single plated Ryan with Caracas' 4th hit. Castillo also singled in the 5th, then he sparked a big 8th inning rally when he followed R...
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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.