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Should Pat Burrell Have Taken the 3-0 Pitch for the Rays?

Published by on April 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The New York Yankees defeated the defending American League champion Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 in the second game of a three-game series in Tampa.

The key play of the game came on a 3-0 pitch to Rays outfielder Pat Burrell. Tampa had runners on first and third and no outs in the seventh inning.

 

Runners On First and Third with No Outs

Yankees starter A.J. Burnett had held the Rays hitless through the first six innings, and was protecting a slim 2-0 lead when Carl Crawford, leading off the inning, fouled off Burnett's first five pitches before slicing a single to left field.

Evan Longoria followed with another single to left, moving Crawford to second. Then Carlos Pena lashed a hit to...

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