This Orioles outfielder lost track of the count, but was delighted to learn he earned a base on balls
Steve Pearce lost track of count, dazed he drew walk
When John Baker drew a walk last week, he was thrilled. When Orioles outfielder Steve Pearce drew one on Sunday night, he seemed unsure it was meant for him:
You mean me? he thought, perhaps wondering if there was another batter behind him who'd been checking his swings the whole time. Well, I guess I'll take the base and if that other guy shows up he can have it.
Don't blame him, though. Not everyone can predict walks like David Ortiz: