One day after Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke explained that reliever Jim Henderson was the only reliable option in the Brewers bullpen, Henderson proved, like the rest of the bullpen has often this season, that he wasn't invincible.
That didn't seem to be the case in the Brewers ninth inning against the Astros on Saturday night though, as it took just 13 pitches for the 10-year minor league veteran to strike out the side. A day after basically naming Henderson the closer for the time being, Roenicke's decision looked to be more than justified.
And with the bullpen's unreliability on his mind and Henderson just 13 pitches into his outing, Roenicke sent the Brewers newest closer out for the 10th inning.
Unfortunately for Milwaukee, Henderson wouldn't record a single out in the bottom of the 10th inning, as the Astros would tally their second straight walk-off win in two days their first two walk-offs of the entire season.
In his postgame press conference, Roenicke defende...