Found April 30, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
Monday night's Angels vs Athletics game was the definition of pure insanity in a baseball game. The A's won in 19 innings, and didn't lead at any point during the game until Brandon Moss' two-run homer in the bottom of the 19th. In a game like this, there were some unique situations that came into play, and we can break them down using numbers. 5: the number of players that played center field in this game. Peter Bourjos, Mike Trout, Coco Crisp, Yoenis Cespedes, and Chris Young all got time manning center at the Coliseum on Monday night and Tuesday morning. 35: the total number of strikeouts by both teams. Cespedes and Moss each led the way with four for the A's, while Josh Hamilton led the Angels with three. 0: the number of hits by Josh Hamlton in his eight at bats. Only Hamilton, Chris Iannetta, and Derek Norris had at least five at bats without a hit during the game. 17: the number of points Hamilton's batting average dropped. 79: th...
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