Is Columbus Day one of those official holidays in which you don’t have to go to work? If you’re a baseball fan, it doesn’t matter: You’re finding a way to skip work or leave early. Quadruple-header, baby!
The big story of the 2017 postseason has been the dismal starting pitching, at least until Sunday night’s duel between Masahiro Tanaka and Carlos Carrasco. Through 12 games, eight of the 24 starting pitchers failed to finish even three innings and half failed to go at least five. It’s not just that managers are going quickly to the bullpens; starting pitchers have combined for a 5.68 ERA. What will we see Monday?
Lewis set passing records for yardage and touchdowns while at Duke.
Saberhagen and Gagne were among those who helped others staying for the event evacuate their rooms, including at a second hotel to which some were sent after the initial evacuation.
“Eric was yelling, ‘Get up, get up,’ knocking at every door, and when I opened the door, smoke billowed in and I could see areas on fire,” Saberhagen said. “There was a telephone pole on fire, the grounds were on fire, ashes were flying all over the place, and what really scared me was that there was a gas station across the street.”
The wildfires have left at least 10 people dead and 100 others injured, and have destroyed 1,500 residences and buildings. As of late Monday night, firefighters were battling 17 fires across the state, according to authorities.
“I feel terrible for the people who lost loved ones or lost property,” Saberhagen said. “That’s what you think of after something like this. We’re all tired, but we got out with our lives.”