He was going so well. Through four, looking utterly dominant. Then the wheels just came off. But in slow motion. Drip. Drip. Drip. Drip. Drip. The hits just kept coming, and a 4-0 lead slowly shifted to 4-1, 4-3, 4-5, 4-6. All in one seemingly endless 5th inning, and most of the runs with two outs. We haven’t checked the stats, but our guess was that Moose tossed around 50 pitches in that single frame. It took about 2 hours. Perhaps he tired. Perhaps he was out too long in his previous outing. Perhaps he got robbed on a few calls at the plate (he wasn’t getting the high strike on his curve at all). It’s an ephemeral game. Let’s hope the boys come back….