Dan Johnson had not played in a game in a week. He didn’t have a big league hit since April. And yet, when the Rays were down to their final out in the 9th inning and trailing by one, you knew The Great Pumpkin was Joe Maddon’s only choice.
And with the count 2-2, this happened (with Dave Wills’ great called overlayed)…
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And let’s not ignore the previous pitch. There is no home run if Johnson doesn’t foul off a tough pitch on the outside part of the plate.