We were playing short one player so we had to take an automatic out each time that slot came up. Naturally, that was a liability we couldn’t afford. Overall we played well, with several 1-2-3 innings and a couple of good plays, but we couldn’t get offensive rally’s going with the automatic out.
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Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr. View more posts