Tagged: May 18

What a crazy game!!!

I was at the game tonight and could’ve believe it! We had just as many
hits as the Mets had errors! It seemed like every time I looked up at
the scoreboard, they were putting another error up. Randy Wolf did
awesome! He left the game with a 2 – 1 lead, which was blown just
shortly after. He got a rousing applause which he responded by taking
his cap off to the crowd. We scored our first two runs in the first …
and didn’t score again till the ELEVENTH! Though there were about three
errors scattered between the first ten innings, and two more in the
eleventh. The craziest thing happened in the top of the eleventh. I was
so thankful to have a little radio with me. The funny thing is, I don’t
really bring my radio to the game. And if I do, I don’t always have it
on. But a little birdie said to turn the radio on during this game. I
might need it. Well, in the top of the eleventh, Angel Pagan with one
on and two out, hit a triple that would score the winning run. Next
thing we know, Pagan’s on third, Church had scored … and the inning
was over! I heard Charlie Steiner on the radio explain what hapened. I
jumped up and down, started yelling/screaming at the top of my lungs
(probably because the radio was loud and so was the atmosphere at the
stadium). CHURCH MISSED THIRD BASE! Yup. Ryan Church as he rounded
third to score missed the base. Mark Loretta called for the ball, the
umpire called the play, and the run was taken away. Then came the
bottom. Starts off with a walk to Mark Loretta, then Xavier Paul
doubled. Then they intentionally walked JUAN PIERRE. You got that
right. They intentionally walked him to get to Rafael Furcal. Who made
an out. Then came Orlando Hudson. By then, they pulled in Carlos
Beltran to have a five-man infield. How often does that really work?
After all, the Pirates tried that two years ago and guess what? They
didn’t need a five-man infield because there was no way they were going
to catch Russell Martin’s walk-off grand slam. Orlando Hudson hit the
ball to Reed, who you thought would get the for sure out at home.
That’s where another error comes in and guess what? Casey Blake was
probably relieved that he didn’t need to be the hero of the night.
Because Mark Loretta scored and game over! LOL I told someone in the
bottom of the ninth that we were going to win off a walk-off walk.
Well, a walk-off error is good enough for me.

Randy walking off the field after a fine performance
Andre’s amazing catch

Russell rubbing Loney’s head for good luck. It worked

Casey Blake saying something to Loretta, wonder what it was