Jonathan Sanchez has allowed 16 runs in 11.1 innings. Photo credit: David Hague

If Jonathan Sanchez has made his final appearance with the Pittsburgh Pirates, what a way to go out.

Home run, home run, single, hit by pitch, ejection.

Ejecting Jonathan Sanchez because you think he was throwing at a batter's head on purpose is like yelling at a cloud for raining on you. Occupational hazard, friends. But ejected he was for hitting Allen Craig without a warning. Manager Clint Hurdle bursted from the dugout screaming mad, madder than I have ever seen him, and Tim Timmons tossed him in short order.

All that didn't necessarily end the game for the Pirates from a statistical standpoint. Win probability said they still had a 20-percent chance. Really, the goal became to simply get throug...

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