The Mets are set to acquire Marlins closer AJ Ramos, according to reports from FOX’s Ken Rosenthal.
This transaction may seem strange at first blush seeing as the Mets have been shopping anybody and everybody that makes sense before the deadline. They already traded Lucas Duda to the Rays, and showed no signs of stopping their selling.
He sure did. It was the wrong kind of history, though. The Washington Nationals hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back home runs in the third inning against Blazek, the first time a team has done that since the Dodgers in 2010. The Nationals are just the eighth team in Major League Baseball history to hit four consecutive home runs.
That’s Brian Goodwin with the first one, followed by Wilmer Difo, Bryce Harper, and Ryan Zimmerman. And, just for good measure, Anthony Rendon hit a home run later in the inning, which means that Blazek is the first pitcher in baseball history to allow five home runs in an inning.
You knew that the rising home run rates in baseball were going Cheap Real Jerseys to lead to some funky records. Here’s one! And while you’re admiring all those dingers, please light a Cheap Quality Jerseys votive candle for Michael Blazek. That cannot have been fun.
Anyway, at the 2001 Women’s World Cup final, the United States and Norway have gone on to a penalty shootout to decide the champion. Briana Scurry — who, in real life, made a crucial save for the U.S. in the 1999 final’s shootout — gets injured, leaving everyone worried until the camera pans over to Air Bud, who substitutes for Scurry and clinches the match for the U.S. with his own save.