I’m gonna make this simple for all of us.
Also, check out Rich Sparago’s much more thorough 1st part of the May 24th game against the Mets and the Braves.
Andrelton Simmons bunted towards 3rd, no one covering 3rd, Wright goes to 1st, Pena goes to 3rd.
Jason Heyward walked.
Anthony Varvaro stayed in.
David Wright grounds out to Simmons on a back-handed play.
And Marlon Byrd struck out to take us into extra innings.
Freeman on 1st with a walk, after Lyon got ahead of him.
Dan Uggla shot it into left and Atlanta took a 6-5 lead. 1st and 3rd, nobody out.
B.J. Upton, 0-4 before tonight’s encore, laid down a bunt for the safety squeeze, Shafer wasn’t heading down the line when Lyon threw the pitch, but he still scored on a very close play with John Buck blocking most of the plate with Lyon shuffling him the ball. 7-5 Braves.
Craig Kimbrel up in the bullpen.
Andrelton Simmons slapped it into left but Duda made the catch. Onto the bottom of the 10th.
John Buck got hit on what would have been the 4th ball of the at bat. Ike headed up to the plate.
Ike Davis looped it into left-center field. John Buck headed to 2nd. Ruben on his way up.
Justin Turner dribbled the ball for a 4-6-3 double play. Mets lose.
But Ike got a hit. And in a big spot.
So, there’s always a silver lining.
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