Been thinking about last night's game.
For me, it was a great reminder that baseball is at its best, most exciting and most entertaining when a ball is put in play with runners on base: fielders reacting to the batted ball, runners reacting to the fielders, fielders reacting to the runners, runners ignoring the coaches, everyone making split-second decisions based on their estimates of their and their opponents' ability and their own, taking into account the score and the inning. No other sport has that kind of panoramic activity and uncertainty, with so many possible outcomes.
I'll take that kind of action over a launch-angle ball hit 10 rows into the stands, followed by meaningless trotting around the basis, any day.
Baseball is losing that excitement, and nobody in authority seems to care.
Maryland football is the biggest joke in the Big Ten now that Rutgers looks decent. Losing 43-3 to freakin’ Northwestern might be an all-time low for this program.
Locksley has to be the worst coach in a power five conference. Never should’ve fired Durkin, or even Matt Canada. What are the odds Locksley ever wins 5 games like Canada did in his only year here? What are the odds Locksley ever wins another game as coach of the Terps?
Last night there was a link to a Twitter post that included the final play of the game by eight or nine different announcers in three or four different languages, and I cannot find that link. Can someone share it with me?