Sunday, October 16, 2005

A little baseball

During some commercial breaks and instant replay challenges I watched some of the Astros, Cardinals game. Here's what I saw:
  • Tony LaRussa screaming at an ump making more physical contact with the umpire than what David Wells did to get himself a five game suspension.
  • Jim Edmonds getting thrown out of the game after a terrible strike three call.
  • Keep up the good work umps!
  • Larry Walker making an incredible base running play in the ninth. Basically, he snuck to third base after his teammate was thrown out at the plate. Walker keeps proving that you can be a good baserunner without being fast.
  • That play was followed by a brilliant 4-6-3 doubleplay pulled off by the Astros to end of the game.
  • Maybe saw ten minutes of the game and saw some good fielding, good baserunning, umpires stealing the show, and a guy running up that stupid hill in centerfield to make a catch.

4 comments:

The Godfather said...

Good point in that speed does not make you a good runner. Little plays like that could win you championships even though it did not work out today.

That 9th inning was great. 1st and 3rd with no outs. Getting the first out at home on a grounder to third. Then the double play. I thought it was 4-6-3, but I may be wrong.

Alan said...

you're right, I corrected it

Patriotsy2k said...

I agree with everything about this post, excellent game 4 in the NLCS yesterday. Now I got a question for Alan:
So you are allowed to edit your posts once you publish it? So this means when you claim you were correct with a post from the past, it could just be a quick change of your typed words, right? Oh, boy....this isn't good.

Alan said...

Yes I can. I use it to correct my many spelling mistakes and other factual mistakes like the one the Godfather pointed out.

By the way, did you see in April that I predicted Jose Contreras would lead the White Sox to the World Series. That reminds me, I need to do some more "editing."