47 MPH Fastballs
August 23, 2000 3:04 AM   Subscribe

47 MPH Fastballs and a Catcher as the winning pitcher. It was one fun day in the ballpark. Besides a weird box score, the Atlanta-Colorado game also featured a brawl.
posted by tamim (3 comments total)
 
How does Todd Erdos get a save coming in in the 6th inning and the scoree 11-1? The only things still needing saving at that point were the arms of the rest of the bullpen and everyone's postgame dinner plans.
posted by chicobangs at 10:42 AM on August 23, 2000


Todd Erdos pitched for 3 complete innings in relief.
(The radio broadcast said that atleast 3 complete innings pitched to end a game qualifies as a "save" provided the pitcher is not the winning pitcher.)
posted by tamim at 3:28 PM on August 23, 2000


Yep, that's right. It's one of three ways to record a save.
posted by Aaaugh! at 7:31 PM on August 23, 2000


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