Game 38 // Fourth Inning, St. Louis // Cardinals Top the Rockies

TOP OF THE FOURTH: CARDINALS 4 – (2) 6 ROCKIES

 

It’s an odd combination of color at Busch Stadium, with the deep purple of Colorado at the plate and the bright red of St. Louis on the mound—on the cap, the glove, the shoes, the belt, the two small birds stitched into the chest of every jersey. Continue reading “Game 38 // Fourth Inning, St. Louis // Cardinals Top the Rockies”

Game 27 // Fifth Inning, S.F. // The Eating of the Words

TOP OF THE FIFTH: ROCKIES 17 (4) – 3 GIANTS

Less than a week ago, when this very same Giants team gave up 12 runs in a single inning:

I don’t think I’ll have to eat my words, I said, if I say this was this biggest inning we’ll see this year. And, by the end: Wow, I said, if that isn’t the biggest Big Inning I’ll ever see.

I’ll ever see. A week ago.

So as Redditor see_mohn so charmingly asks, Would you like those words broiled or fried? Continue reading “Game 27 // Fifth Inning, S.F. // The Eating of the Words”

Game 2 // Third Inning, Phoenix // Greinke’s Shaky Debut

TOP OF THE THIRD: 1-0 Diamondbacks

It’s Zack Greinke’s first start as a Diamondback, the crown jewel of the offseason’s top free agent sweepstakes, where he shows off the team’s newest revelation in design—uniforms that look more like team Globo Gym from “Dodgeball” than those of a proper major league club. And his golden locks are gone! Bad omen for Zack Samson Greinke.

Brief intermission from the Continue reading “Game 2 // Third Inning, Phoenix // Greinke’s Shaky Debut”