Something Strange Happened in the Yankee Loss Last Night at Seattle

Posted: 19th September 2009 by Joseph DelGrippo in MLB
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Last night, the Yankees lost the first game of a brief six game West Coast road trip. Mariano Rivera blew just his second save all season. He had converted 36 straight save opportunities and given up one run in his previous 33 innings. That wasn't the strange thing, however. It was only the fourth time Rivera has ever given up a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 9th inning. But that isn't the strange thing either - although it really is strange for that to happen. Ichiro Suzuki hit that game winning homer last night, his second straight walk off hit in as many days. That is rare, but not the strange thing I was thinking about. But something interesting did happen in the Seattle Mariner - New York Yankee game last night. A starting pitcher entered the 9th inning of a game on the losing ...

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