Thursday, June 26, 2014

A Perfect Night for Baseball

Perhaps the best evening to go to a ball game- the longest day of the year. Last Friday was the annual Trumpets at Twins event where 130 of us played the National Anthem at Target Field.

Good weather. Sun. Clouds. Fun.
And sunset was at:   

T C Bear and friends showed up on the scoreboard for the 7th Inning Stretch.

But it was in the 9th that things got a little out of hand. You see the Twins were ahead 4-2. Closer Glenn Perkins could not manage to hold the score 
and blew the save.

Score tied 4-4 in the bottom of the 9th.

Up comes Brian Dozier.
Fuld and Escobar on base.
Look closely- this was taken just at the moment before the ball and bat connect.  
It's a good solid hit.

But there was also a good throw in to the catcher.
Base runner Escobar comes sliding head first.
Note the ball in the picture-
coming toward the catcher showing up in the space 
between the mitt and the runner.
A quick challenge to the call of "safe" at home was overruled.

Twins Win! 5-4. A great evening.

(Note: Posting of Trumpets at Twins at another time.)

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