Hernandez got the Tribe's big 5th inning started with an infield single, as SS Iorg was able to charge in and make the scoop of the ball, but then dropped the ball as he was making the transfer to his throwing hand. Hernandez stole second base with Presley at the plate. Presley smacked his third hit of the night deep to short, where Iorg was able to keep the ball from going into left field (which would have let Hernandez score), but by the time he turned, he had no play on the speedy Presley. With runners on the corners and one out, Toledo starter Adam Wilk was relieved by Brendan Wise. Wise began by walking both DH Andy Marte to load the bases. Matt Hague (photo) worked a full count, then took ball four, forcing in Hernandez with the tying run. And...
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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.