Never mind the old school vs. new school debate of whether exit velocities matter in a vacuum. No one needs to get that riled up on a weekend. But in the first inning Saturday, the Colorado Rockies registered hits at 103.6, 103.3, 108.7 and 109.3 mph, as if the baseballs were drag-racing down an empty highway. Or put differently, the Rockies’ contact was consistent and loud.
PITTSBURGH — Patrick Corbin gave Washington's overworked bullpen a bit of a break, working seven strong innings as the Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. Corbin (8-14) allowed two runs on four hits, striking out four with two walks to improve to 3-0
Andrew McCutchen took Patrick Corbin deep for his 32nd home run allowed in 2021, setting a new Nationals record.
Corbin delivered seven strong innings, and García impressed in the field and hit an early homer as the Nationals avoided a sweep with a 6-2 victory.
Nationals brass is not ready to give up on Patrick Corbin yet.
Frank Schwindel has put up a 1.7 fWAR that prorates to a star-level 5-plus for a full season. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
The former Arsenal captain held discussions with Harry Redknapp over a move to Spurs in 2009.
Five years after overcoming a debilitating back injury that put him out of the game for more than two years, American Patrick Cantlay reached the PGA Tour summit by winning the season-long prize, the FedExCup, and its US$15 million prize money.