Trial By Fire
Phillippe Aumont, pitching in relief for Team Canada in their opener against the U.S. in the WBC today:
P Aumont relieved C Leroux.
D Pedroia doubled to deep right.
J Rollins reached on infield single to third.
D Pedroia to third, J Rollins to second on wild pitch by P Aumont.
C Jones walked.
D Wright lined out to shortstop.
K Youkilis struck out swinging.
C Granderson struck out swinging.
Aumont loads the bases without reitiring anyone, then stares at David Wright, Kevin Youkilis, and Curtis Granderson – three legitimate MLB all-stars. A line drive and a couple of strikeouts later and he leaves without giving up a run.
Welcome to big time baseball, kid. Nice job.