Three more Tribe runs came across the plate in the 4th inning. Durham opened the inning with a walk, and he scored from first on Fryer's double into left field. CF Gorkys Hernandez lined a single into center, plating Fryer. The throw back in from center field hit the mound on the way to the plate, not even close to catching Fryer. Hernandez advanced to second base on the throw, and Owens bunted Hernandez over to third base. D'Arnaud (photo) reached base again by being hit by a pitch. Then 2B Brian Friday brought Hernandez in with a sacrifice fly, and the Indians had a 6-1 lead. Owens singled up the middle in the 6th inning, but he was erased on a force out at second base.Owens retired the Bison in order in the bottom of the 4th, but after a 2-out s...
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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.