That brought up Kole Calhoun with the bases loaded and nobody out. Calhoun waited for his pitch, taking on a real close 1-2 curveball from Astros reliever Ryan Pressly.
The next pitch he smacked to right field, down the corner and through for a two-RBI single to win the game.
Right-hander Zac Gallen gave up two runs in six innings to tie Montreal Expos right-hander Steve Rogers’ National League record by beginning his career with 18 consecutive starts in which he allowed than three earned runs or less. Gallen is three starts shy of Boston Red Sox right-hander Aaron Sele’s major league record.
Definitely believe that.
Following COVID-19 clusters that saw 13 Cardinals players and staff and more than 20 Marlins players and staff test positive for the coronavirus, MLB and and the players association (MLBPA) have reportedly agreed to new safety protocols designed to reduce the risk of additional outbreaks within the game.
None that involve the Diamondbacks, but still good to know
Every year since 1991 you could assume first base was the most productive position on the diamond. That is no longer the case.