Actually, I think the pitchers were doing him favors. When they actually challenged him, he still looked overmatched by fastballs, IIRC. But they got
Well at least Tommy Layne was good for SOMETHING .. he let that poor man finally get a couple of RBIs!
This was always so insane and completely hilarious to me. You realize you are calling another grown man "Big Daddy," right?
He wasn't "performing" though. Prior to today's game, Romine had 29PAs (9 games) of a .456 OPS.
Benintendi OPS: .864
Judge SLG: .767
Obviously won't hold, but it's amusing right now.