Like I said at the top, the Wild Card game is extreme fun. That is, unless you’re a part of it. The stakes are rightfully sky high, especially for the home team, who are 4-8 in the six years that the one-game playoff has existed.
Yarbrough led the International League with 159 strikeouts, all the while walking a minuscule 39 batters in 157.1 innings, adding up to a 1.16 WHIP that called a 3.43 ERA its brother.
After playing in the Arizona Fall League, he continued to display the ultimate tool this season: the bat. He slashed .321/.379/.422, finishing fourth in the league in hitting.
With his body catching back up to his mind, he was promoted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at the end of June.
Where he took off.
His lone playoff performance amounted to seven scoreless innings, allowing six hits, a walk and punching out five.
The Midland RockHounds have won the Texas League title each season since 2014 and are back in the postseason once again, attempting to make it an incredible four in a row.
guess mistakes happen, but the same thing happened in the other deal. A deal of true blockbuster proportions —involving an All-Star pitcher and a blue chip prospect— was also completed sans integrity.
"...here I am today, Still playing and still having a blast.”
...It’s third base.
On top of his day job, he just wanted to find a way to help. Anyway he could.
“The moment I realized the ball was coming towards me is when it hit me. It's comedy now but it was one inch away from tragedy.”
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