Les Raysâ ???? The 4-3 loss to the Nationals in Washington DC on Tuesday night was somewhat interesting overall
The way the Nationals â ???? directed by the sizzling Kyle Schwarber â ?? came out with a swing, scoring four runs across three home runs on Rich Hill during their first eight batters
And the Raysâ ???? attempting revenge, Brandon Lowe hitting his 16th homerun; Kevin Kiermaier stays hot with an RBI single; and struggling against their final strides after Mike Zunino led the ninth with a home run, his 17th But they were eventually knocked out going 1 for 10 with runners in scoring position
But as the Rays fell to 47-33 and two games behind the Red Sox in the AHL East, the real fun came from Hill, the 41-year-old 17-season veteran. p>
There was the dramatic tirade of glove-tossing and bat-swinging in the canoe The surprising admission that he tipped the scales in the first two innings And the inescapable moment when he dropped a cavity for a sure hit and gets carried away â ???? well, running â ???? per second after an errant throw
Hill came off the field after the second inning, threw away his glove and hat, then picked up a bat and detonated the canoe bench and bat rack
â ???? It’s just frustrating, â ???? Hill said “I wear my emotions on my sleeve so I’m not gonna apologize for that I really don’t care Going out and putting us in this position sucks I wait no longer I expect to go in and out throw much better than thatâ ????
Manager Kevin Cash said: “? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? He’s frustrated with himself. It was after the second run where he kind of took off there for a little while, but maybe that helped him lock him upâ ????
Zunino added:? ? ? He was seeing a little red He’s one of those, just let him out, blow his steam And once he’s done with that he’s done with that And then he goes back to work â ?? ¦ Fortunately, everything stayed in one piece So we were fineâ ????
Then the pitch shift, which Hill said was a problem in the first two innings, when he gave home runs to Schwarber (on his first pitch), Juan Soto (on his eighth) and Victor. Robles (on the first pitch of the second) Pitching coach Kyle Snyder pointed out that there was an indication of the pitch he was throwing in his hand position at the start of his delivery
â ???? That’s why I stopped going over my head (in my delivery), â ???? Hill said “When you tip you make it harder for yourself to get out there and be successful.” So I’m glad we caught it I was able to go over there and run for the next four innings and give us a chance but it suckedâ ????
Finally, the memorable bunt and run, which came immediately after the canoe tirade, as Hill regained his composure, pushed a perfect bunt past the plate, then when Gomesâ ???? throw sailed he ran â ???? dare we say it, Forrest Gump style â ???? at second base
â € “Just try to do anything to get on the base, â €“ Hill said â ???? Anything to ride It’s something I practice; something that being in the National League for many years has been trying to find a way out of it in any way they canâ ????
Zunino said Hill, who’s played enough in the National League to love hitting, had bunted for days in batting cages. But the better was the run “It was probably the most fun part “,? ? Zunino said “You can’t hit him for the fuss, but it was fun to say the leastâ ????
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