One so rarely gets exactly what one wishes for in these Subway Series games that when my unspoken request was granted, I should've been surprised. But I wasn't, considering the nature of the request.
There's Looper, struggling his Braden off, doing his best to make a save situation out of a four-run lead (closers, schmosers, I [...]
So we set a National League record for sac flies in one inning, then tried to set one for near-death experiences by a closer in one inning.
OK, I'm going to try some spin: Braden Looper's struggles, horrifying to watch though they were, proved instructive in illustrating how far our young, by-turns-exhilirating-and-excruciating team, has come [...]