May 20 was a red-letter day for this years Arizona Diamondbacks team red meaning scarlet.
Up to that point, the young D-Backs were 27-16, the toast of the baseball world, and poised to lock up the National League West crown. In May. Then came 5/20, Miami, and that friggin humidity. Our dry-heat heroes deflated like a bouffant in a downpour.
The final score that day was a slim 2-3 in favor of the Florida Marlins, but the loss led to a series sweep by the Fins and two months of freefall, including another road series loss to the Pisces in June. Grrrr.
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Well, break out the tartar sauce, cause the Gill Breathers are comin to our house for a three-game Fish fry.
Fri., Aug. 22, 6:40 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 23, 5:10 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 24, 1:10 p.m., 2008