Bradenton Marauders 11, St. Lucie Mets 3[ box ]The Marauders won their 7th straight game, as they posted 11 runs on 14 hits. And it could have been more, but the game was halted by rain in the top of the 8th -- the only thing stopping the Marauders was Mother Nature. Newly promoted Brandon Cumpton made his first A+ level start for Bradenton. He started well, retiring the side in order in the 1st, but gave up a run in the 2nd on two singles and an RBI double. Another two singles and an RBI double plus a sacrifice fly gave the Mets 2 runs in the 3rd inning. Cumpton gave up a single in each of the 4th and the 5th, and hit a batter in the 4th, but did not let another run score. Nate Baker took over for Cumpton in the 6th. He pitched 2...
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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.