Found June 28, 2012 on WHYGAVS?:
When, exactly, does a game go from "easy win" to "nerve-wracking rollercoaster?" The only people that can answer this sort of question are the people that have bridged the gap, and by the time that it happens no one's ever in any shape to answer.I should've known from the beginning that this one was going to be rough on the nerves. By the time I got it turned on, the Pirates were already behind 2-0 and I was grumbling to myself about James McDonald's pitch count in his complete game and wondering if I was going to write a fire and brimstone blogpost about the end of the season and the terrible things that this three-game stretch in Philly was going to mean, etc. etc. This was a foolish line of thought, because by the time I got into my apartment and got the game on my TV, Mike McKenry was batting with two runners on base and he was seconds away from making a 2-0 deficit into a 3-2 Pirate lead. On Tuesday afternoon I was honestly trying to determine if...
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