The Astros were down nine runs in the eighth inning Wednesday night against the Mariners, so they gave backup catcher Erik Kratz a shot to show off his stuff on the mound.
And oh, did he ever. He came out of nowhere with a pretty nice knuckleball:
— David Kaye (@DavidKaye9) April 27, 2016
But then this happened, and the Astros’ month of April was summed up with one pitch:
— José (@whoisjoserivera) April 27, 2016