Chris Leroux (photo) came on for Wilson to begin the 3rd inning. Leroux pitched 4 scoreless innings, for his longest outing since the 2006 season. He loaded the bases in the 3rd with a double by Thomas, a walk by Sheely, and Lin being hit by a pitch, but a strikeout by Nava left all three on base. Leroux scattered 2 more walks over the next three innings, and struck out the side all swinging, in the 5th. Meanwhile, the Indians put 4 runners on base in the first two innings, but couldn't bring any of them around to score. RF Gorkys Hernandez walked in the top of the 1st, but was picked off base when he was caught leaning too far towards second. CF Alex Presley singled up the middle in the 1st, and was left stranded. Harrison had his first hit...
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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.