It’s rare for
One night after suffering his first blown save of the season but getting the win after the Angels staged a ninth-inning comeback against Seattle, Street got a blown save and a loss Thursday night, the
With a 2-0 lead, Street gave up singles to
Marisnick took third on Tucker’s hit, and Tucker took second on right fielder Kole Calhoun’s throw to third. Jonathan Villar walked to load the bases, and speedy leadoff man
It was tough for Street to beat himself up afterward, because the Astros hadn't really beaten him up. Three of the hits, Street said, were broken-bat singles.
"I really felt like the Rasmus ball was the only one hit really well, but that's baseball," Street said. "I left a couple pitches up, and a couple others kind of found holes. They were broken-bat hits that found some green grass. Give them credit for taking good at-bats."
"Look at how the ball was coming off the bat tonight—there weren't doubles flying to the gaps," Street said. "I didn't make any really bad pitches, I just left a few up. I have to trust my stuff and keep going out there, because I feel like if I throw the ball like I did tonight, more often than not, I'll get good results."
Scioscia doesn’t have any long-term concerns about Street. “He’ll get it right,” he said. “This guy’s stuff is still good. He’s one of the best closers in baseball. He’ll be there for us.” Neither does catcher