David Ross -- yes, that David Ross, the catcher -- pitched a clean inning for the Cubs Saturday
Catcher Ross comes on to pitch clean inning for Cubs
Sure, Kris Bryant, Destroyer of Worlds finally arrived and Bryce Harper established that he is decidedly not of this world, but I think we can all agree that David Ross won baseball during the Cubs-Brewers game on Saturday.
That's right, everyone, it's time for the game's most storied tradition -- three outs worth of low-80s fastballs and good cheer. Also known as fielders pitching in actual games!
CODE RED, SEND UP THE BAT SIGNAL:
This 38-year-old upstart sat Milwaukee down 1-2-3 in the eighth, so let's run through a quick scouting report:
• Flashes a plus fastball (can occasionally touch 85) with nice late movement to get plenty of ground balls
• Always stays around the strike zone, the better to get the heck off the field and grab some dinner
• 85 beard tool