Game 140: "Interesting" in the Corderoan sense...

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  • Yaaaay! Pete Orr leads the early rally with an RBI triple (+0.230)
  • YAAAAAAAY! Ron Villone finishes an agonizing ninth by getting Ryan Howard to GDP (+0.377)
  • Her0(s): RV gets the save (+0.229) and Ian Desmond (+0.198) gets the new franchise record for RBI in a major league debut with 4 on a double and a 3-run dinger
  • g0at: Mike MacDougal (-0.192) can't close it out after Zach Segovia (-0.035) gives up four runs to turn junk time into a blown-save-opportunity

Another thriller that ends the right way this time, in spite of the bullpen's valiant effort to bring teh suk.  Two debuts, "One of us!" for Segovia, and "BANG!ZOOM!!" for Desmond.  Welcome to the big time, boys.

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