5 Quick Hits: Walk in the Park, Shoeless Joe

The Dodgers had a “walk off” win against the Royals on Saturday — literally.

Cody Bellinger

Royals releiver Scott Alexander walked all four batter he faced in the 10th inning, including the game-ending walk to Cody Bellinger. Since expansion began in 1961 it is the second time a team walked off with a win in a rally where all four batters walked. Don Larsen was the pitcher for the Giants in their June 6, 1962 loss to the Cubs, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Continue reading “5 Quick Hits: Walk in the Park, Shoeless Joe”

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Rockies Look for Revival

The Rockies have been fortunate. They got off to such a strong start this season that despite an 18-day slide they near the All-Star Break still in control of their own post-season possibility. Oh, the Dodgers are running away from the rest of the NL West, but the Rockies are in control of the second NL wild-card spot. They went into Sunday 6 1/2 games up on the defending world champion Cubs. Continue reading “Rockies Look for Revival”

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