Puzzled Cardinals fans Tuesday might have been thinking of the famous line from “Cool Hand Luke” – “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.”
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.
Stone, who fell to his death Thursday night at Rangers Ballpark while trying to catch a ball tossed into the stands last week, was a fellow firefighter and close friend of Miller’s father Mitch.
“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.”