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a healthy dose of chaos leads to the win

Baltimore Orioles v Seattle Mariners Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images
Baseball Savant

All-you-can-eat crab buffet: Sam Haggerty (.220 WPA)

..that’s been sitting out for a week: Carlos Santana (-.050 WPA)

OTD in Ichiro: In 2002 Ichiro hit the only opposite-field home run of his career, a leadoff homer off future Mariners bullpen coach Mike Hampton. When you build a career as deep as Ichiro’s, even a slap hitter can get an oppo shot. That’s demonstrated by the fact that he was still rolling 15 years later when he made a highlight reel catch in left.