Found September 21, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
The Orioles-Rays game on Friday night was, in a word, absurd. A total of 21 pitchers were used. Once the game went into extra innings, the teams combined for just seven hits. A total of 593 pitches were thrown. A total of 28 hitters stepped to the plate, though somehow, only seven of those were Orioles. Rays rookie Wil Myers gets the dreaded badge of disappointment, going 0/8. Tampa Bay stayed atop the Wild Card race with their 5-4 victory in 18 innings. And top everything off, the two teams had to be back at the Trop something like eight hours after the game ended thanks to a 1 PM game on Fox today. Oh baseball, you never let me down. PIC OF THE DAY Friday night's game in Tampa was so long that Luke Scott now resembles Chewbacca (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports) Game of the Night: Cardinals 7, Brewers 6 (ten innings). I chose this game instead of Reds-Pirates to avoid twisting the knife in the heart of Pittsburgh fans. This contest was knotted at four going into t...
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