The Mariners lack of plate discipline has been mentioned before, but I am wondering if I just saw something historic. Leading off the top of the 7th inning of Monday’s game against the Angels, here’s the transcript:
Lopez 1st Pitch 1B Suzuki 1st Pitch 1B Vidro 1st Pitch 1B/FC Guillen 1st Pitch SacFly Ibanez 1st Pitch FC+Err
Five consecutive batters put the first pitch in play. So what is the record for most consecutive batters to do that? I don’t know, does someone out there?