Come to the ballpark, you’ll see things you never saw before
And so last night, the Jerry Colemanism rang true: A Cuban pitcher, with a (7.31-ERA) at Triple A-El Paso, steps off the plane and hours later shuts out the San Francisco Giants.
Odri Despaigner, a 27-year old free agent defectee from Havana, who was given 1-million dollars in the spring by the Friars, comes out of nowhere to whitewash the Giants.
No one knew what to expect after he got rocked in 3-starts in the Pacific Coast League. The Giants surely did not know what was coming at home plate either. (more…)