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Curve Finally Score; Spikes Lose in 12 Innings

Curve Finally Score; Spikes Lose in 12 Innings

Bradenton Marauders  7,  Fort Myers Miracle  5[ box ]The top four batters in the Marauders' line-up collected 2 hits each, and DH Calvin Anderson singled 3 times, as the Marauders overcame a 4-run inning by the Miracle.  The Marauders got onto the scoreboard first in the bottom of the 1st.  RF Adalberto Santos singled and stole second base, then scored on 1B Aaron Baker's single into right.  Baker moved to second base on the unsuccessful throw to the plate, then he scored on Anderson's single.  A pair of doubles by Santos and C Ramon Cabrera brought in a third run in the 3rd.  Cabrera tried to score on Anderson's second single of the game, but he was thrown out at the plate.  Eliecer Navarro made his first start of the season (Quinton Miller was scratched from his start), and pitched 4 innings for the Marauders.  He allowed only one hit in the first three innings, while striking out 4 batters.  But he got into trouble in the 4th in...

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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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