Auburn Doubledays 5, State College Spikes 3[ box ]The Spikes were shut out for the second game in a row, dropping their record to 1-5. They were also held to just 3 hits for the second game in a row. Starter Nick Kingham gave up a run on three singles in the top of the 1st inning. He allowed another single to lead off the 2nd inning, then retired the next 10 Auburn batters in order. He surrendered a ground rule double in the 5th, but struck out three other batters in that inning. The Spikes had at least one runner on base in each of the first 5 innings, but could not bring any of them around to score. Newly signed CF Alex Fuselier reached base to lead off the bottom of the 1st, when there was a wild pitch on strike three. He was b...
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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.