Nancy Zinni

  • Analysis
    Team USA Falls To Puerto Rico, As Mercer Helps In 9th Inning Rally

    Puerto Rico  8,  USA  4 Puerto Rico's grand slam in the top of the 10th inning broke a 4-4 tie and gave Team USA the loss in their first World Cup/Pan Am tournament game.  Former Pirate farmhand Todd Redmond (Braves) made the start for Team USA, but he gave up 3 runs...

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    Team USA And Japan Rained Out

    Team USA was all set to play their first game in the World Cup/Pan Am tournament on Sunday evening.  However, rain in Panama City washed out the game.  No date has been set yet for the make-up game, though  Wednesday October 5th is a scheduled day off for the tournament.  Former Pirate...

  • Winter Leagues
    Mercer And Team USA Ready To Begin World Cup/Pan Am Tournament

    Jordy Mercer is playing on Team USA Team USA will play their first game in the World Cup/Pan Am tournament on Sunday evening in Panama City, Panama.  The team features Pirates' farmhand infielder Jordy Mercer, who split the 2011 season between the Altoona Curve and the Indianapolis Indians.  Also on Team USA...

  • Analysis
    Nancy Zinni’s 2011 Indianapolis Indians Recap Part One

    Matt Hague made good use of that bat in 2011 The Indianapolis Indians finished the season with a team batting average of .263.  This is remarkably consistent with their team batting averages for the past few years -- .262 in 2010, 2008, and 2007, .and 260 in 2009.  While the team was...

  • Analysis
    Nancy Zinni’s 2011 Indianapolis Indians Recap Part Two

    Also check out Part One: The Hitters We had high hopes for the Indians' pitchers in 2011.  This was the group of pitchers who won everything with the Altoona Curve in 2010 -- Rudy Owens,  Jared Hughes, Justin Wilson, Tony Watson, Jeff Locke, Bryan Morris, plus relievers Michael Dubee and Danny Moskos. ...

  • Analysis
    Indians End Their Season With Loss But Locke Strikes Out 6

    Louisville Bats  5,  Indianapolis Indians  2 Jeff Locke started the Indians' final game. The Indianapolis Indians wrapped up their 2011 season with a loss to the Bats at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, KY this afternoon.  The loss gives the Indians a final record of 76- 68, which is...

  • Prospect Reports
    Jackson Covers Offense And Defense In Indians Win

    Indianapolis Indians  5,  Louisville Bats  3 Tribe reliever Steven Jackson got in on both sides of the action in the Indians’ win over the Louisville Bats at Louisville Slugger Field on this next-to-last day of the International League season.  The righty pitched 2 innings of relief and earned the...

  • Analysis
    Indians Win Home Finale, But A Playoff Spot Is Not At The End Of Their Rainbow

    Indianapolis Indians  8,  Louisville Bats  7 Garrett Olson and teammates wait out the sudden storm in the dugout. The Indianapolis Indians won their final home game at Victory Field tonight, cutting short the Louisville Bats' rally in the top of the 9th.  But as the Tribe was winning, the...

  • Analysis
    Volquez Strikes Out 12 Indians InTribe Loss

    Louisville Bats  5,  Indianapolis Indians  2 Pedro Ciriaco singled in the 1st inning.   Louisville's Edison Volquez, who was not one of the eight Bats' players called up to the Reds when major league rosters expanded yesterday, took his frustration out on the Indians tonight, earning the win as...

  • Analysis
    Indians Sweep Toledo; Locke Strikes Out 8

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Toledo Mud Hens  2 Jeff Locke earned his first AAA win and struck out 8. The Indianapolis Indians earned a sweep of their 4-game home-and-away series against the Toledo Mud Hens with a win this afternoon at Victory Field.  Key to the win was starter Jeff...

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