THE BASEBALL NOTEBOOK –

TALKIN’ BLOWN SAVES …

THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPORT:

POINTSPREAD HISTORY (THE LAST 4 YEARS)

FOR BOTH ALABAMA & CLEMSON

 

Hey, nobody’s perfect. We all know that.

But on Monday night there was New York Yankees’ closer LHP Aroldis Chapman surrendering an opposite-field, three-run home run with two outs and two strikes against Tampa Bay catcher Travis d’Arnaud to propel the Rays to a 5-4 win in The Bronx.

Forget the “big picture” look here: The fact the Rays trimmed the Yankees’ lead in the American League East to just five games … what grabbed us is it actually marked the 16th blown save…