You show bunt on the first pitch and a pitcher often-times will come back on a count and he'll give you a fastball. Bruce Bochy knows this, lets him swing away and Sanchez finds a hole". An easy-to-hit ball thrown by a pitcher to a batter who has fouled off many balls in that particular at-bat, so risking an excessive pitch count. While the likelihood of an extra-base hit is high, there is also a chance that the batter will strike out or put the ball in play where it can be fielded. Either way, a show-me pitch usually finishes the at-bat quickly. An extra-base hit in which the runner reaches base easily without needing to slide; that is, he remains standing up as he touches the bag.
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Vin Scully's Last Call: A Legend Takes His Final Swing
The year-old Scully has said he has chosen this to be his final game, instead of continuing to call Dodger games into the postseason because it comes 80 years to the day when he saw a sign at a laundry in his native New York City reporting the score of Game 2 of the World Series that day -- New York Yankees 18, New York Giants 4, that prompted him to become a baseball fan. The game starts at p. The Giants have a tribute planned for Scully. Scully broadcast his final game at Dodger Stadium last Sunday, addressed the crowd for about 90 seconds after the Dodgers inning victory over the Colorado Rockies that assured them of their fourth consecutive National League West Division championship, followed by the playing of a recording of his singing "Wind Beneath My Wings. Scully said he asked for the recording to be played in part because the fans are the wind beneath his wings.
Interleague series present the possibility of something we don't get to see all the time: American League relief pitchers hitting. Double switches in the late innings sometimes prevent this from happening, but it definitely did happen in the Yankees' win over the Phillies on Monday night. Having entered the game in the seventh inning to preserve a lead, Dellin Betances wouldn't have had a chance to come to the plate were it not for New York's rally in the eighth. Five batters and two runs later, Betances did get that chance Opting to hit without batting gloves and employ a bat wiggle that would make Gary Sheffield proud, Betances put on a show:.