Mike Napoli was in the middle of almost everything that went wrong in the fourth inning for the Texas Rangers in a 16-7 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.
Just three players have tried to steal with Lohse on the mound this season. The lone player to make it was Eric Fryer – a rookie catcher for Pittsburgh.
When it comes to decide whether to postpone or suspend a postseason game, a lot of people are in the room. Club executives, umpires, television officials and MLB representatives.
“Sometimes something as simple as a batting practice toss up from a player is just as thrilling. You’re connecting directly with a big league ball player.”