West Virginia Power 3, Greensboro Grasshoppers 0 (Game 1)(box)Jameson Taillon pitched 4 scoreless innings in his second pro start, though he exited the game too early to get the decision. Taillon allowed just 2 hits -- doubles in the top of the 1st and the top of the 2nd. He hit a batter with a pitch in the 4th for the only other base runner he had to worry about. Taillon struck out 6 batters, including all three outs in the 2nd. The Power threatened in the bottom of the 2nd, when CF Mel Rojas and C Kawika Emsley-Pai hit back-to-back singles, and both advanced one base on a missed catch error. Two short ground outs left both runners stranded. DH Justin Howard doubled to begin the 4th inning, and he came around to score...
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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.