Bucs Fall 16-15, Slugfest Makes Softball Guy Angry
By Tom Smith
The Pirates fell today in Grapefruit League action. It has been reported that the team ran out of Iron City in the ninth with one out and the bases loaded. Come on, plan ahead Buccos.
With two outs, Lastings Milledge singled, Ryan Doumit walked and Jeff Clement walked. Andy LaRoche scored all three with a double off the wall in center field. Ronny Cedeno followed with a two-run homer.
Milledge singled, advanced to second on a wild pitch and to third on a passed ball. He scored on a groundout by Clement.
Jose Tabata tripled. Milledge grounded out, Tabata scored.
John Raynor tripled. Delwyn Young bounced into a fielders choice, scoring Raynor.
Clement walked again and Neil Walker crushed a two-run homer to centerfield.
Clement reached on catcher’s interference. Walker made it two-for-two and raised his average to .429 with a single.
Doug Bernier walked. Luke Carlin singled scoring Clement. DY singled, scoring Walker and Bernier. Gorkys Hernandez singled scoring Carlin.
Jonathan Van Every singled to load the bases with one out.
"“the cooler had nothing but ice, water, and a few empty cans of Copenhagen….”"
Brandon Jones struck out. Clement fouled out to the catcher.
Of course, everyone knows softball guy from JoeSportsFan.com I know for a fact that if he was on the spring roster, this game woulda been over long before the last inning. It had mercy rule written all over it. Come on Neal, sign softball guy.