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 "
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