Ross Gload Embraces Unsung Hero

Posted: 19th September 2009 by Leslie Monteiro in MLB
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Winning baseball teams load their roster with unsung heroes, and the Marlins display several of them. Ross Gload is one of them. He performs when Fredi Gonzalez calls him off the bench to come in as a pinch-hitter. We experience seeing Gload hit home runs late in the game to give the Marlins the lead or the win several times this year. His last big hit was a walk-off home run that gave the Marlins a victory against the Braves. Last night, Gload showed why Gonzalez can trust him by hitting a two-run home run that gave the Marlins a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning after the Reds took a 2-1 lead. The Marlins pinch-hitter tied a single-season record for most pinch hits in a season set by Lenny Harris in 2005 by getting his 19th pinch-hit of the season. He also established a new single-season st ...

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