It was the top of the fourth inning, and Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was batting with Manny Machado on first. The ball was a laser, and it was hit right to third baseman Eugenio Suarez, who was manning the shift between first and second base. Suarez recovered the ball quickly and, assuming that the ball was still live, threw it to second base to get Machado out.
Roark had a decent outing, but the relief work was sharp tonight, and some patient Nats help win it in extras.Image courtesy Fangraphs.(What do these graphs and percentages mean?)Serviceable: Tanner Roark (-11.2%) gives up 3 runs over 6 23 innings with
Of course, what’s freshest in our minds is Miller’s dismal performance in 2016. Miller made a lousy impression on D-Backs’ fans, posting a 6.15 ERA over 20 starts and just 101 innings. Now he’s looking to continue rebuilding his stock and his confidence, and he’ll have another chance to do just that on Sunday when the Diamondbacks host the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Free MLB Game of the Day on Yahoo Sports. That game, which can be streamed on our MLB page, the Free Game of the Day tab or right here in this very post, will begin at 4:10 p.m. ET.