Trenton Thunder 4, Altoona Curve 3[ box ]A 2-run rally in the bottom of the 9th gave the Thunder a walk-off win. Trenton took the early lead with some help from the rehabbing Derek Jeter, who singled to lead off the bottom of the 1st. Jeter moved to third on a double, and scored on a sacrifice fly for a 1-0 lead. Altoona starter Mike Colla gave up two singles and an RBI ground out in the 2nd inning, giving the Thunder a 2-0 lead. Colla settled in after that inning, allowing only two walks over the next 4 innings. The Curve had some scoring chances in the first 6 innings, but could not capitalize on any of them. RF Andrew Lambo singled and 1B Matt Curry doubled in the 1st inning, but a double play erased Lambo, and Curry was left on...
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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.