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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Mariners lose on walk-off wild pitch

2019 has not been kind to the Seattle Mariners. After starting the year 13-2, the club has gone 41-71 since, earning last place in the AL West. To give credit where credit is due, however, the Mariners were on something of a roll, entering Wednesday afternoon’s series road trip finale against the Rays on a four-game winning streak. However, the M’s lost Wednesday’s contest in very depressing fashion.

On the bright side, at least it wasn’t a walk-off balk.

 

QLE Posted: August 22, 2019 at 06:24 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: mariners, walk-off, wild pitch

Monday, April 08, 2019

Dansby Swanson continues breakout season with walk-off single

Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson’s career may not have taken off as fast as it has for several of his teammates, but 2019 is looking like a breakout season for the former top prospect.

Swanson’s hot start continued through Sunday, when he hit his third homer of the season and later added a walk-off single to top the Marlins, 4-3.

Miami had just tied the game in the top of the frame, when left-hander Adam Conley quickly loaded the bases. The 25-year-old took two fastballs for balls and then turned on an inside pitch and hit it to the wall for the win.

So, hot start, or something that is sustainable in the long term?

 

 

QLE Posted: April 08, 2019 at 09:48 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: braves, dansby swanson, walk-off

 

 

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