In case you still haven’t figured out what this blog is here to celebrate, I give you the top of the 8th inning in last night’s D’backs v. Marlins game (which the D’backs led 7-0 at the top of the 6th):
Juan Gutierrez pitching for Arizona. Score: AZ 7 – FL 4.
J Hermida singled to center
J Baker walked, J Hermida to second
H Ramirez singled to right, J Hermida to third, J Baker to second.
S Schoeneweis relieved J Gutierrez.
R Gload grounded into fielder’s choice to second, J Hermida scored, H Ramirez out at second, J Baker to third. Score: AZ 7 – FL 5.
B Carroll homered to left, J Baker and R Gload scored. Score: AZ 7 – FL 8.
E Bonifacio (Former D’back) reached on infield single to shortstop.
B Boyer relieved S Schoeneweis.
E Bonifacio goes from first to third on throwing error by pitcher B Boyer.
D Uggla singled to left, E Bonifacio scored. Score: AZ 7 – FL 9.
J Cantu grounded into fielder’s choice to third, D Uggla safe at second on throwing error by third baseman M Reynolds.
C Ross singled to center, D Uggla scored, J Cantu to second. Score: AZ 7 – FL 10.
J Hermida singled to left, J Cantu scored, C Ross to second. Score: AZ 7 – FL 11.
J Baker doubled to deep left center, C Ross scored, J Hermida to third. Score: AZ 7 – FL 12.
J Hermida scored, J Baker to third on passed ball by L Carlin. Score: AZ 7 – FL 13.
H Ramirez walked (the first of three Marlin pinch hitters to hit TWICE in the top of the 8th!)
R Gload grounded into fielder’s choice to shortstop, J Baker scored, H Ramirez out at second. Score: AZ 7 – FL 14.
B Carroll grounded out to third.
Inning totals: 10 Runs (Marlins franchise record), 8 Hits, 2 Errors, 1 passed ball, 14 Marlins ABs, and the worst collapse in D’backs history.
Such a performance can only be described by two words: Epic Fail.
See ya next year D’back fans…