On Tuesday night the Angels won on a walkoff homer against the Mariners. On Wednesday night they walked off once again. This time when Johnny Giavotella hit an opposite-field double to right with one on and one out in the bootom of the ninth, scoring Erick Aybar from first.
Aybar had reached on a botched sacrifice following a four-pitch walk to David Freese. Either way, you put a leadoff runner on base in tie game in the ninth and you’re gonna have a bad time.
Speaking of bad times: this was the Mariners’ fifth one-run loss in seven games. One of my Twitter correspondents puts it thusly:
— Matthew Tynan (@MattTynan) May 7, 2015
Maybe not that bad. Not even as bad as that Nicolas Cage movie about snuff films. But not good, man. Not good.
Oh, and here’s Nic Cage watching early-season Mariners film: