Ties in Baseball? Its a Spring Thing

By on March 16, 2019
Willy Adames Double to Left (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

The box score from last night between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Pittsburgh Pirates had no pitchers of record, no winner no loser.

The 2 hour and 49 minute affair before just under six thousand fans in Bradenton at LEMCO park ended in a 6-6 tie. Only in the spring practice games game do you see such an occurrence.

Tampa Bay’s SS Tristan Gray somewhat of the hero hitting a 3-Run HR off Pittsburgh Reliever Kyle Krick in the seventh and the comeback for the tie was on! The Gray bomb cut the lead to just one at 6-5 setting up the heroics of the Rays’ Jason Coats with a line drive, RBI single in the 8th to yes… tie the score at 6-6.

Erik Gonzalez was 3-3 (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
Prior to Friday’s game against the Rays the Pirates honored long time broadcaster and player Steve Blass. Blass was honored by the Mayor of Bradenton and also now has the broadcast booth at LEMCO Field named after him.(EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
Pirates Starter Joe Musgrove (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
Pirates Starter Joe Musgrove (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
Rays Starter Wilmer Font (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
Former Major Leaguer Steve Blass Throws Out First Pitch (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
Josh Bell Solo Homer to Right on a 1-2 Pitch (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
Starling Marte Two Run Homer to Left on a 2-1 Pitch (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
Mike Brosseau Infield Single to Third (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
Ji-Man Choi Double to Right Center RBI (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
Adam Frazier Broken Bat Single to Right (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)
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