Just the Dominican and Venezuelan Leagues were playing tonight, with a few Pirates' players and friends
Aguilas Cibaenas 3, Tigres del Licey 1
3B Yamaico Navarro went 2-for-3, but his Tigres managed only 3 other hits in the game. Los Tigres scored their only run in the bottom of the 1st, on two singles, including one by 2B Anderson Hernandez, and an RBI double. C Ronny Paulino flied out to right field, hoping for a sacrifice fly, but RF Brandon Moss's throw in to the plate was right on target, and Hernandez was thrown out at the plate. Los Aguilas tied the score in the top of the 3rd, with a single, a walk, and an RBI single by Moss. A single, a stolen base, and an RBI single gave Los Aguilas the lead in the 5th inning. A hit batter and a walk to Moss loaded the bases in that inning, but all three were left on base. Los Aguilas added an insurance run in the top of the 9th, with three singles.
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.