July 28, 2016

#KillTheWin. Seriously.

White Sox reliever David Robertson entered last Sunday's game against the Tigers in the top of the ninth inning. Chicago led 4-1 - and had a 97% chance of winning.

Robertson's not-as-planned inning went: HR, K, 4-3, HR, HR, 6-3. (The second and third home runs were by pinch-hitters.) And the game was tied 4-4. However, the White Sox scored a run in the bottom of the ninth, so Robertson was credited with the win.

Robertson became the first pitcher in the last 100 years to give up three home runs in an inning (or a partial inning) and still wind up with the victory.

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