Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Tribecards from Outer Space: A single up the middle

Sometimes, a player comes to the plate expecting to see the perfect pitch mistakenly laid up by the pitcher. The batter envisions throwing his wrists at the ball, swinging the bat, and sending that perfectly placed pitch over the wall in deep center. And, sometimes, the batter doesn't quite get all of that perfect pitch and instead hits for a single up the middle.

Tonight, we have such a scenario. Well, sorta. Actually, it's more like a guy who expects to hit a double but only gets a single. That's better than striking out, though. Right? What on Earth am I talking about?

Instead of a 2-for-Tuesday, I have a single pack of cards to tide us over until my replenishment package arrives from Dave & Adam's, assuming it ever does. It's been a long wait. I digress. Often.

Tonight, I am opening 2010 UD Series 1. 18 cards per pack.

David Wright - Mets - Paul Hadsall (Wahoo!!)
Madison Bumgarner Star Rookie - Giants - Adam Smith (Wahoo!!)
Seth McClung - Brewers - Free Agent
Phil Coke - Yankees - Free Agent
Robert Andino - Orioles - Bo Rosny (Wahoo!!)
Mike Lowell - Red Sox - Workman (Wahoo!!)
Kevin Kouzmanoff - Padres - Free Agent
Derek Lowe Biography April 5th - Braves - IrishTribeFan (Wahoo!!)
Joe DiMaggio Baseball Heroes - Yankees - 2x3 Heroes (Wahoo!!)
Omir Santos - Mets - Free Agent
George Kottaras - Red Sox - Free Agent
Chris Young - Padres - BP_Weber (Wahoo!!)
Aaron Rowand - Giants - Dawgbones (Wahoo!!)
Trevor Crowe - Indians (Wahoo!) - Davidinark (Wahoo!!)
Jason Motte - Cardinals - Kerry Biggs (Wahoo!!)
Alfredo Amezaga - Marlins - Free Agent
Zack Greinke/Joakim Soria Royals Checklist - Josh Denhartog (Wahoo!!)/Josh Denhartog (Wahoo!!)
Michael Cuddyer - Twins - Dawgbones (Wahoo!!)

Hey, lookie there: Dawgbones scored two players on two cards and Josh scored two players on one card. I happened to grab an Indians player from the pack! Congrats to all the other managers that added more to their ever-growing stacks of cards. Maybe next week, we'll get back to 2-for-Tuesday.

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