Charlotte Stone Crabs 3, Bradenton Marauders 2The Marauders also lost to a bottom-of-the-9th rally, in Charlotte. Bradenton jumped out to an early lead with a run in each of the first two innings. RF Robbie Grossman opened the game with a walk, then stole second base and moved to third on 2B Jarek Cunningham's ground out. C Chris Snyder, with the Marauders on a rehab assignement, ripped a line drive double into center field, and Grossman scored easily. The 2nd inning also began with a walk, this one to 1B Cole White. LF David Rubinstein singled, and 3B Elevys Gonzalez moved both runners up one base with a sacrifice bunt. White scored on SS Benji Gonzalez' ground out to first. Rubinstein advanced to third, but was picked off base t...
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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.