"Let us go forth a while, and get better air in our lungs. Let us leave our closed rooms...
The game of ball is glorious."

--Walt Whitman

Thursday, July 26, 2007

The Only Award Likely This Season

...and the award for Best Impersonation of a Sad Sack of Crap goes to...


...the Minnesota Twins, in the sixth inning of yesterday's game! Wooo!

Let's take another look at this stunning performance:

Carlos Silva pitching:
~ Frank Thomas walked.
~ Matt Stairs reached on fielder's choice to second, Thomas out at second.
~ Aaron Hill safe at first on 3rd baseman Rodriguez's fielding error, Stairs to second.
~ Gregg Zaun doubled to deep right, Stairs scored, Hill to third.
~ John McDonald tripled to center, Hill and Zaun scored.

Dennys Reyes relieved Carlos Silva.
Dennys Reyes pitching:
~ Troy Glaus singled to left center, McDonald scored.
~ Lyle Overbay walked, Glaus to second.

Juan Rincón relieved Dennys Reyes.
Juan Rincón pitching:
~ Alex Rios singled to left, Glaus scored, Overbay to second.
~ Vernon Wells walked, Overbay to third, Rios to second.
~ Frank Thomas singled to right, Overbay and Rios scored, Wells to third.
~ Matt Stairs doubled to deep left center, Wells scored, Thomas to third.

Matt Guerrier relieved Juan Rincón.
Matt Guerrier pitching:
~ Aaron Hill grounded out to shortstop.
~ Gregg Zaun homered to right, Thomas and Stairs scored.
~ John McDonald lined out to right.

End of Inning (11 Runs, 7 Hits, 1 Error)
(play-by-play from CBSSportsline.com)

TBL sez: It's a good thing this wasn't televised, else TBL might have clawed her own eyes out.

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