Ryan Raburn knew this was an unusual day when it started raining indoors.
"Stuff kept dropping," the Tigers' leftfielder said. "It was hittin' me. I was wonderin' what the hell it was. Sure enough, the roof was leaking."
If you had to make a list of the remarkable events in the Twins' extra-inning, extra-game, extra-painful elimination of the Tigers on Tuesday, the indoor rain would be ... what, 47th on the list? This was one of those rare, special days in sports where the moment seems so important, the game cannot possibly live up to it -- and then the game exceeds it.
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
The Joys of Indoor Baseball
Michael Rosenberg of the Detroit Free Press on the Tigers excruciating final game of the season: