So, ¡LIVAN! was ¡Navil! last night, going down 5-0 to the Seattle Mariners. In fact, the Washington Nationals were down 5-1 with two outs in the ninth and were facing , a 98 MPH throwing closer. Jayson Werth got on with an error and advanced to second. Roger Bernadina‘s walk was wiped out by Ryan Zimmerman‘s double-play (his third of the night, very Cal Ripken-like). Jerry Hairston singled Werth home. A Michael Morse line drive off of League’s calf forced the closer from the game and kept the rally alive. David Pauley replaced League and gave up a single to Danny Espinosa, scoring Hariston. Wilson Ramos than came to bat and taking hitting coach Rick Eckstein’s advice, waited for a change-up. Pauley threw one over the plate and this happened:
Incredible commentary in the lats 15 seconds of the video, maybe turn the speakers down if you lasted that long.
Slowes was very excited, they need to bring back his victory fireworks. Also, did Bustin’ Loose go away? I haven’t seen any homers in the games I have been at this season, so I don’t know for sure. That needs to come back if it is gone.