At a funeral because Michael and Carlos's Dad died suddenly. Now, its only the two brothers. They can't let anyone know that their Dad died. The secret is that Papi(Dad) is in Florida caring for their sick Uncle. The brothers are scared they will be separated.
Michael, Manny and Ellie are practicing pitching and fielding. Ellie wasn't shy around Michael and Manny. Michael likes to hangout with his new friend Ellie
After practice Mike and Ellie sat behind home plate on the grass. After they saw Manny having a talk with the cops. They wanted to take a picture of Michael, his dad, and Mrs.C. Michael was a hero for catching the purse snatcher. They couldn't let the cops know about Michael's dad.
Blonde shaggy hair kid, Justin, played against Micheal's team. Justin hit Michael in the head with a fastball. Michael pitched against Westchester. Justin kept questioning Michael how old he was. He pitched better than other 12 year olds. The coaches wanted to see Michael's birth certificate.
Most nights when Michael got back from a game, he would heat up food in the Microwave. He thought he know everything about being alone but somehow this was different. Mrs.C acted like his Grandma. She looked out for him.
Michael watches the Yankee game at home. The TV cameras show Yankee star El' Grande's family in the stands. Michael finds out that Ellie is El'Grande's daughter. Now he knows why she is such a good baseball player.