Did you see what Mark Buehrle did yesterday in the Chisox 2-1 victory over Seattle? The game finished in 1 hour and 39 minutes. I would feel cheated if I were at the ballpark. 🙂

Anyway, two of Buehrle’s three starts this season have finished in less than two hours, and the other game took less than two and a half.

Reminds me of ole TB, Tom Browning, who was well-known for tossing quick games.

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  1. Brian Erts

    If you check out the list of Brownings best picthed games they all clock in under 2.20

    here’s a nice short one

    
    Game Played on Sunday, September 17, 1989 (D) at Astrodome
    
    CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
    HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   1  4  0
    
    BATTING
    
    Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB   K      PO   A
    Winningham lf          4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
    Duncan ss,2b           4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
    Davis cf               4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
    O'Neill rf             3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
    Benzinger 1b           4   0   0   0       0   2       7   1
    Reed c                 2   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
    Madison 3b             3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
    Oester 2b              3   0   2   0       0   0       5   2
      Roomes pr            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
      Richardson ss        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
    Browning p             3   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
    Totals                30   0   5   0       2   9      24   9
    
    FIELDING - 
    DP: 1.
    
    BATTING - 
    2B: Oester (12,off Portugal).
    
    BASERUNNING - 
    SB: Duncan (9,2nd base off Portugal/Biggio).
    CS: Winningham (5,2nd base by Portugal/Biggio).
    
    Houston Astros        AB   R   H RBI      BB   K      PO   A
    Young cf               4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
    Biggio c               3   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
    Bass lf                3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
    Davis 1b               1   0   0   0       1   0       9   1
    Ramirez ss             3   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
    Caminiti 3b            3   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
    Davidson rf            3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
    Lombardozzi 2b         3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
    Portugal p             3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
    Totals                26   1   4   1       1   2      27  11
    
    FIELDING - 
    DP: 1.
    
    BATTING - 
    2B: Portugal (2,off Browning).
    HR: Caminiti (10,5th inning off Browning 0 on, 0 out).
    HBP: Davis (6,by Browning).
    
    BASERUNNING - 
    CS: Davis (2,2nd base by Browning/Reed).
    
    PITCHING
    
    Cincinnati Reds       IP     H  HR   R  ER  BB   K
    Browning L(15-12)      8     4   1   1   1   1   2
    
    Houston Astros        IP     H  HR   R  ER  BB   K
    Portugal W(6-1)        9     5   0   0   0   2   9
    
    HBP: Browning (3,Davis).
    
    Umpires: Jim Quick, Eric Gregg, John Kibler, Gerry Davis
    
    Time of Game: 1:49   Attendance: 17820
    
  2. Bill

    Boy, is that a pitiful Reds lineup. And who was Madison? I don’t remember that name.

  3. Brian Erts

    Scotti Madison AAA Fodder, the 1989 Reds were snake bit, Larkin screwed up his arm at the AS game, Sabo got hurt, Benzinger was at 1st, Oester at 2nd, Richardson at SS.

    Worst IF ever!!