(Photo: Dusty Brown) The Tribe began the top of the 5th with an offensive explosion. Four straight singles -- by Harrison, Hernandez, Presley, and Bowker loaded the bases, then drove in both Harrison and Hernandez on Bowker's line drive into right field (2 RBI). That sent Duckworth to the showers. He was relieved by Tony Pena Jr, who got Hague to bounce into a double play, which allowed Presley to score, though Hague did not get an RBI. Pena ended the inning with a ground out, leaving two runners on base. The Indians had a 4-1 lead. The PawSox came right back again in the bottom of the inning. Back-to-back singles by 3B Brent Dlugach and RF Matt Sheely, plus Lin being hit by a pitch, loaded the bases with no outs. Owens got S...
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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.