A run in the top of the 10th inning gave the Indians a win over the Gwinnett Braves at Coolray Field in the Atlanta suburbs tonight. The win gave the Indians a split of this 4-game series as well as the 8-game season series with the Braves.
The Indians went into the bottom of the 9th clinging to a one-run lead, 3-2. Closer Tim Wood had finished off the 8th inning with a strikeout, but he began the bottom of the 9th by giving up a line drive into left field to Gwinnett's LF Wilkin Ramirez. The ball dropped in well in front of Tribe LF John Bowker, who was playing deep, and Ramirez chose to try for second base. He slid in just under the tag, safe with a double. Ramirez had to ho...
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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.