Bowker’s Homer Is A Bright Spot; Presley Up To Pirates

Bowker’s Homer Is A Bright Spot; Presley Up To Pirates

LF John Bowker again led the Tribe offense with a 3-hit night, including his second home run in 2 days.  The only inning in which the Indians had more than one runner on base was the 1st.  DH Corey Wimberly began the bottom of the 1st by ripping the first pitch he saw down the left field line, barely fair, and into the corner.  Wimberly took off thinking three bases, and did not even slow down as he approached second base.  He was helped out by some slowness by Sheely in left field, who seemed to expect Wimberly to stop at second base, and was surprised when he didn't.  Wimberly sailed into third base standing.  Brian Friday grounded his first pitch to first base, and was safe on the fielder's choice when Luna fired the ball back to the plate, where C Ryan Lav...

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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.

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