"I don't know if it was DeRosa or somebody who said 'when we shut him down can we keep his bat?' Can we use him as a pinch hitter?' Highly unlikely, but..."
(Davey Johnson on Stephen Strasburg, 8/5/2012)
Six shutout innings from Stephen Strasburg for the win + a hit and 2 RBI. Strasburg's line: 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K, 91 pitches-55 strikes. W #12 in the books.
Oh, and the Strasbat (video of his 2 RBI single here): 12-35, 4 2B, 1 HR, 7 RBI 3 BB, .343 BA.
Raise your hand if you'd rather see Stephen Strasburg as a right handed pinch hitting option than Mark DeRosa in the playoffs. (Yes, we're kidding. Right?)
Adam LaRoche, Mike Morse, extend respective hit streaks...
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