Uehara’s Unbelievable Streaks Come To An End vs. Orioles

September 18, 2013 1:52 PM
Uehara’s Unbelievable Streaks Come To An End vs. Orioles
" BOSTON (CBS) – Since early July, Koji Uehara had been unhittable. Some even started to question if he was actually a human, or some machine sent from the future whose only goal was to retire the final three (and sometimes four) batters of a baseball game.

A machine programmed simply to throw strikes and give out high fives after a victorious outing, which Uehara has had plenty of over the last two and a half months.

Turns out, the Red Sox reliever is human after all. Though there is still little doubt the man can retire those final batters of a game, his historic run on the mound came to an end on Tuesday night.

With the Red Sox and Orioles tied 2-2 in the top of the 9th, Uehara entered in a non-save situation. He came in not having allowed a hit since August 17. In that span, 37 batters came up to face Uehara, and 37 batters down were sat down by Uehara "

Click here to read the whole article

Google related News

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by MLB

Uehara extends perfect streak with four-out save

Uehara extends perfect streak with four-out save Unbelievable is the only word I can use to describe it. He's the best there is right now. It's fun 

Read more
Friday, September 13, 2013 by CBS Local

Koji Uehara Sets Red Sox Record, Continues Season Of Dominance

?This stretch that he's on right now, it's pretty unbelievable,? Jonny Gomes said It's unknown how long the streaks will continue for Uehara, but 

Read more
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 by Boston Globe

Clay Buchholz lifts Red Sox in return

It sure is a secure feeling to have Koji Uehara closing out games. Continue reading The guy is unbelievable. That's the only It's the longest streak for a Red Sox pitcher since Hideo Nomo also retired 31 in a row in 2001.

Read more
Sunday, September 15, 2013 by WEEI

Full Count ? Closing Time: Jarrod Saltalamacchia punctuates best ...

Koji Uehara blitzed through a perfect ninth, extending his streak of consecutive batters . The comeback wins alone have been unbelievable.

Read more