Found June 30, 2013 on Metstradamus:
Taylor Jordan of the Nationals kept three souvenir baseballs from his first ever start in the big leagues. His first pitch, first strikeout, and first hit. That's a lot of balls, as we know because Keith Hernandez was counting them in a way that told you that he longs for the old days when souvenirs weren't collected like they were baseball cards. (By the way, nice to have Keith back for two straight days. I remember a time when Keith worked every day, and it was Darling that only worked once every five.) Me? Hell, let Taylor Jordan collect all the balls he wants. The one he couldn't get was for his first major league victory. He did have a cavalcade of errors from the left side of his infield that he could have put on the mantle piece, including the big one which scored Daniel Murphy with what turned out to be the winning run in a 5-1 Mets victory. A victory in which Dillon Gee was, aside from the fourth, close to spotless for six innings. And lucky for him, the...
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