Having said that, using
"I was just trying to get out of the inning as soon as I could," Schumaker said.
Schumaker turned in his second scoreless frame of the season, and the third inning pitched of his career. After rifling a 90-mph fastball in for a strike on his first pitch, he quickly retired Dominic Brown (fly-out to center) and
Then Schumaker ran into problems. He walked Mayberry on four straight pitches -- unintentionally throwing a fastball high and inside on one -- gave up a double to
Ultimately, he struck out
"That's the No. 1 thing I don't want to do is throw up and in on anybody, get anybody hurt or even throw inside so I feel bad about it," Schumaker said.
After throwing the pitch, Schumaker instinctively grasped both hands to his head and apologized to Mayberry.
"You should never throw up and in, I don't care if it's a position player or a pitcher," Schumaker said.
Schumaker maintains his 0.00 ERA and has now pitched in as many games as