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Monday, June 24, 2019

Will Smith makes it 3 rookies in a row to walk it off

The Rockies came to LA 10 games back, a sizable deficit, but one we’ve seen overcome plenty of times. Here is how the three games ended:
Matt Beaty walk-off home run
Alex Verdugo walk-off home run
Will Smith walk-off home run
Three rookies, three home runs, three walk-offs, 13 game lead. This was only Will Smith’s 7th major league game and he already has two walk-off home runs.

Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: June 24, 2019 at 05:18 AM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: dodgers, home runs, rookies, walkoff wins

Monday, June 03, 2019

Texas A&M baseball player hits rare ‘Golden Homer’ in NCAA Regional

Here’s a baseball term that doesn’t get mentioned all that often: Golden Homer.

I’d never heard the term before Bryce Blaum stepped to the plate for Texas A&M with two outs in the ninth inning and the Aggies trailing West Virginia by three runs on Sunday. Blaum hit a walk-off grand slam and Texas A&M beat the Mountaineers 11-10 in an NCAA Regional game in Morgantown.

That’s called a Golden Homer.

Zach Posted: June 03, 2019 at 11:46 AM | 21 comment(s)
  Beats: college baseball, golden homer, texas a&m, walkoff wins, west virginia

 

 

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