Results for tag: no-hitters
Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Jul 27, 2011 at 02:06:53 AM

As CC Sabathia was easing through another lineup, this time the nine men for the Seattle Mariners, one number kept piling up and it wasn't hits. As the strikeouts continued and the hits remained non-existent a phone call was made after Franklin Guttierez struck out looking for the final out of the fifth. It was a quick, yet a direct phone conversation and perhaps similar to other conversations or text message exchanges and it went like this:

Me: Are you watching the Yankee game?

Other end:  No, I’m watching a movie.

Me: Well you might want to put the game on.

Other end: Why?

Me: Well, Sabathia has one of those games. Actually he has one of thooose games going on.

Other end: Oh, I got what you’re saying, thanks for alerting me.

One of those with an added emphasis

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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Apr 26, 2011 at 02:23:23 AM

Being selfish is among the worst human traits anyone can have in most aspects of their lives.

There are some exceptions and for me it involves no-hitters. Everyone has their bucketlist of things they've never done and never seen and for me that is a no-hitter, which is what was a distinct possibility when Phil Humber pitched 6 1/3 innings without allowing a hit.

It seemed something special was brewing for Humber when he fanned Russell Martin on one of his 30 changeups but then Alex Rodriguez spoiled it with a single in the seventh.  Rodriguez probably caused some if not all in the press box to exhale since writing a no-hitter story takes extra time and work, but even I had to do extra work, I would not have minded.

"The way he threw today, even if we'd faced him before, it was a

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