Lucky Strike

Monday, September 30, 2013
lucky strike

Photo by Frank Hunter.

Josmil Pinto is 7-10 with two doubles and an RBI in his first three major league games.

  • John Sickels
  • From SB Nation: Minor League Baseball

A gray gloveless Rochester Red
Wings coach fires straight balls
from a wire bin, one

after another, splitting the plate.
He stands two yards down
from the mound, behind a screen

that shields him from liners
that would kill him before
he even completes his wind-up.

That close to his batters, his purpose
is to give them what they want.

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