Look: MLB Player Got Four Strikes In His At-Bat Today

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By Tzvi Machlin In a moment that might put college football’s iconic Fifth Down Game to shame, an MLB batter was inexplicably given a four-strike at-bat today. During today’s game between the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox, Yordan Alvarez stepped to the plate in the bottom of the third inning with his Astros leading 4-0. Rich Hill was on the mound for the Red Sox. With a 1-0 count, Hill threw a strike that Alvarez didn’t swing at to make the count 1-1. On the next pitch, Alvarez hit the ball foul into the infield to make the count 1-2. On the 1-2 pitch, Alvarez checked his swing, which the …

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