Grass Thrillin' w/ a Little Bit of Illin'

baseballI'm well aware that only a handful of you actually care about Raging Storm, a slo-pitch team in the competitive division of the RSPA, but this entry is for that handful of Storm-rootin' peeps.

Last night, at Max Ward Park in Etobicoke, we played the defending champions in the first round of the playoffs. It's single knock-out, so if you lose you're done for the season. It's two games, and the cumulative score determines the winner who advances to the next round.

We were out played in game one. A few defensive lapses started to make it look awfully ugly, and when all was said and done, we were down by 7 runs. That meant we had to win game two by 8 or more runs to extend the season.

Let's see... Game Over had just smoked our ass, they're the defending champion and they just have to lose by 6 or less to advance. It looked bad, Michael Jackson bad. We needed a miracle.

Boom goes the dynamite! Raging Storm's defense was perfect in game two. Our bats were on fire. We mercied 'em, winning 16-1 and easily winning the series by +8.

Do you believe in miracles? Yes!

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Jordan

Don't forget that i went 6 for 8 and played an errorless 2nd base yo!

August 15, 2009 @ 10:09 AM

Toronto Mike

I could live to be 100 and never forget that.

August 15, 2009 @ 10:11 AM

Mike Kic

Damn that was fun! I wonder if Jimmy will check your blog NOW.....if he did nice comments coming on the field from him, very professional!

August 15, 2009 @ 10:15 AM

Ryan

I have no affiliation to Ranging Storm and wasn't even there and it is already my greatest memory!!!

August 15, 2009 @ 6:54 PM

Toronto Mike

Steve and Vanessa were there. They were a witness to history, lucky bastards.

August 15, 2009 @ 7:01 PM

Engell

Oh boy was that a thrilling second game! Our bats really came alive and saved the day. And for the record, I was REALLY relaxed when I got home!

August 17, 2009 @ 8:58 AM

Toronto Mike

Line of the day....

"I'll relax when I get home!"

August 17, 2009 @ 9:24 AM

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