Burres (photo) allowed the only other Yankees' run in the 5th inning. With one out, CF Austin Krum singled into right field, and moved to second base on Pena's ground out. Burres intentionally walked Montero. A wild pitch that skittered off to C Jason Jaramillo's right allowed Krum to advance to third base, though Montero remained at first. Maxwell also walked (unintentionally) to load the bases. Laird's second single of the game glanced off SS d'Arnaud's glove and into left field, scoring Krum, and leaving the bases still loaded. D'Arnaud saved more runs from scoring when he made a leaping catch of a line drive off the bat of Russo, to end the inning, but the Yankees had broken the tie, 3-2.The Tribe batters were also quiet after their first inning. &nb...
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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.