It was a scoreless game for the first 5 innings. Syracuse starter Ross Detwiler was scheduled to pitch only 2 innings. He breezed through those, retiring the Indians in order in the 1st, then allowing only a walk to Hague in the 2nd. Hague was forced out at second base moments later. When Detwiler was finished with his innings, Brad Meyers piggy-backed with him, and went on to pitch 6 innings. The Tribe's first hits came in the 4th -- back-to-back one-out singles by LF John Bowker and Hague. The inning ended when Hague was again forced out at second base on a grounder by RF Miles Durham. Watts picked up the Indians' third hit of the game with a double into right field to lead off the 5th inning, but he was left on base. Indians' starter Garr...
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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.