Thanks to a friend who shall remain nameless (and because he doesn't read this blog), this is a stat you'd never expect to see in a 21-8 thrashing - a save.
In a game that featured 29 runs (21 by the Mariners), 33 hits (20 by the Mariners), two 8-run innings (both by the Mariners), 10 strikeouts (only 2 by Mariners pitching), there was only one save - courtesy of Hisashi Iwakuma. He entered in the seventh inning with the score 17-5. He
God I love baseball.
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- The Los Angeles Kings took game one of the Stanley Cup Finals in New Jersey last night, beating the Devils 2-1 on Anze Kopitar's breakaway goal in overtime. They are now 9-0 on the road in the playoffs, pretty damn impressive for any team, let alone the #8 seed in the West.
- NBA Mock Drafts seem to be all the craze now that the NBA Lottery was decided last night. I didn't watch the lottery because I simply couldn't care less.
- It's Scripps Spelling Bee season. It'd be funny if someone faints like the one kid a few years back.
Have a great day!