The Indianapolis Indians came from behind again tonight, to beat the Charlotte Knights by a score of 5-4 at Victory Field in Indianapolis. ( box ) The win gives the Indians a win of this 4-game series, 3 games to 1, and gives them a 51-49 record at the 100-game point in the season. The game featured the return of two Tribe players, 2B Josh Harrison and SS Pedro Ciriaco, who had been optioned down from the Pirates, and immediately reported to Indianapolis.
Justin Wilson made the start for the Tribe, beginning the game by surrendering a run in the top of the 1st. Back-to-back doubles by Charlotte's SS Eduardo Escobar and 1B Jim Gallagher drove in the first run of the game. Indians' LF John Bowker tied the score in the bottom of the frame with his 11th home run of the season, a solo blast over the right field wall.
Wilson retired the side in order in the 2nd inning, but gave up an unearned run in the 3rd. With one out, LF Alejandro De Aza grounded to seco...
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.