Louisville Slugger Field, Louisville, KY
Game 1 of 3
The massive construction project that has gripped downtown for nearly a couple of years has begun to make its mark on the riverfront skyline...what you see out there is the new Ohio River bridge in process, what you hear out there (if you were here) is the incessant sound of piledrivers clanging away...all this and Slugger Field can't get a new scoreboard...
But, I digress...the Chiefs came, the Chiefs shut out the Bats, and HEY, whaddya know, it's Jose Valverde!!
My scoresheets, using my pitch-counting method! Read about it HERE, download the scoresheets for free HERE!
LOU RHP Keyvius Sampson faces SYR 1B Mario Lisson
LOU RF Brennan Boesch singles off SYR RHP A.J. Cole.
Boesch is back in Louisville after 32 games in Cincinnati; Cole leaves the game after 2 innings.
SYR LHP Matt Grace in relief faces LOU 2B Irving Falu
One of my early baseball follows on twitter is in LOU this season...RHP Collin Balester (here he's pitching to SYR C Dan Butler)
For the Mystery Rookie Card game, my pick was more typical than not...here's the story of Randy Frye, looked pretty good but his shimmer just died...
4th round pick by the Seattle Mariners in 2002...never played in the majors, never played above single A ball...he didn't play at all in 2004 due to injuries, which made his chances of doing any better beyond his recovery quite slim.
Want a feel good story? That's not happening today. How about a feel better story?
My daughter pulled this 2013 Panini Prizm Shelby Miller. OK, do you feel better now?
Official Program (featuring Chris Dominguez) and Scorecard
Ticket (features Neftali Soto)
Bat Chat and Gameday Stats
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