Today was a camp day at Pirate City, and there were no games played. Instead, the team played games called "27 outs".
Two teams would take the field with the goal of being the first team to reach, you guessed it, 27 outs. There would be a batter at the plate and a pitcher on the mound, but no ball. The pitcher would fake a throw, then a coach at home plate would hit the ball in to play. If the team on the field made a bad play, didn't hustle, or didn't execute properly, they would be pulled off the field and the other team would be given a shot.
The teams didn't really play innings. Instead, the coaches would shout out situations. For example, with runners on first and third, a coach would announce that it was a tie game in the bottom of the ninth, with one out. Then he wo...
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