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Tribe And Braves Take Duel To The 9th

Tribe And Braves Take Duel To The 9th

Brian Friday makes a play on a grounder:The Tribe pitchers' no-hitter ended in the 7th inning.  With two outs, Gomez grounded through the hole into left field for the Braves' first hit of the game.  Moments later, LF Stefan Gartrell bounced to third base, where 3B Chase d'Arnaud made the throw to 2B Corey Wimberly (photo below) to force out Gomez at second.  While the Indians' pitchers were holding the Braves to just one hit in 7 innings, the Tribe batters were not faring much better.  And even worse, when the Indians did put runners on base, those runners were being picked off.   Braves; starter Julio Teheran put the Indians down in order for the first two innings.  CF Gorkys Hernandez led off the bottom of the 3rd with the first hit of the game.  He powered a double just inside the right field line and down to the corner for a double.  But Hernandez was taken in (as was most of the stadium) with an old trick -- the hidden ball trick, pulle...

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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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