This week’s question comes from Chuck Valenches, who writes:
I am the broadcaster for the Pirates’ Triple-A club, the Nashville Sounds. We do a promotion where fans are encouraged to write in and “Ask the Sounds”…. One question we received we cannot find an answer for.
Q. Has there ever been a game in which both teams scored at least one run in every inning, and when was the last time it happened?
A month later, despite Bud Selig and Bob DuPuy’s continued Thelma and Louise-style drive towards a cliff–which probably includes hand-holding–I’m still thinking of something I saw during the World Cup. Baseball doesn’t need to borrow much from other sports (oh, the good announcer/bad announcer from wrestling, sure), but it should steal the "cheer clubs" from…
Lost in the chaos that surrounded the All-Star Game–and the spate of anti-marketing that followed it–was that the players did not set a strike date. They met, they authorized team votes on whether to walk, but no date was set, and none has yet been set.