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It was Paul Sewald’s time to pitch.
But it surely ended up being a tough time for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
So many instances a clutch performer for the Diamondbacks over the second half of the season, Sewald blew the save within the crew’s 6-5 loss to the Texas Rangers in Sport 1 of the World Sequence at Globe Life Area.
Up 5-3 within the backside of the ninth inning, Sewald gave up an enormous two-run homer to Corey Seager that tied the sport again up, sending Rangers’ followers into delirium the second the ball got here off the bat.
Sewald was enormous in a number of tight video games towards the Philadelphia Phillies within the NLCS, however he got here up quick within the largest spot of his profession up to now.
The blown save arrange one other enormous Adolis García second within the backside of the eleventh inning, hitting a stroll off solo homer towards reliever Miguel Castro to seal the Rangers’ first win within the World Sequence since 2011.
As for the Diamondback’s, they’re going to have to attend just a little longer for their very own first win since 2001—once they final gained the title.
And followers had been ripping Sewald and Castro following the loss.
FOX Sports activities: MLB @MLBONFOX
THAT BALL IS GONE!!! ADOLIS GARCIA WALKS IT OFF FOR THE RANGERS IN THE 11TH 🤯😱
Phillies Tailgate @PhilsTailgate
Paul Sewald, Blown Save. You like to see it. pic.twitter.com/FuDdaeBbyq
Jeff Passan @JeffPassan
Corey Seager simply hit a mammoth, game-tying dwelling run off Paul Sewald with one out within the backside of the ninth inning.
It’s 5-5. Evan Carter is up. Adolis Garcia is on deck. And Sport 1 is again to even.
Jordan Moore @iJordanMoore
Corey Seager… pic.twitter.com/hmi4KI0Vl4
Paul Sewald beneath the lights pic.twitter.com/aqi452LS0l
Paul Sewald pitching to Corey Seager pic.twitter.com/c6th2JZPr7
Smart Man @PrimeKelenic
Knicks Memes @KnicksMemes
Paul Sewald and Miguel Castro threw away the World Sequence for the Dbacks
Being a Met is a mind-set pic.twitter.com/1ljln0Ewrl
Mojo Hill @mojohill22
Paul Sewald lastly blew a save, however in fact it got here towards mainly the most effective hitter on the earth proper now.
Would not change in any respect the impressiveness of how far he is come or how good he is turn into. pic.twitter.com/I4kmBdJ8K7
PHX Followers @PHXFansAZ
One factor to remember. Whereas Paul Sewald was a novelty to NL hitters, the Texas Rangers are VERY acquainted with their former division rival’s nearer.
Mets legends Paul Sewald and Miguel Castro combining to blow the sport for the Diamondbacks ❤️
Watching the coyotes blow their lead after Paul Sewald simply ripped my coronary heart out of my chest pic.twitter.com/ETfF4A41kp
Nick Pollack @PitcherList
Corey Seager talked about having the self-discipline towards Cristian Javier to swing increased than his eyes instructed him vs excessive heaters.
Appears to be like like he did the identical vs Paul Sewald. Unbelievable.
Paul Sewald disasterclass pic.twitter.com/0crjkQZuAc
It was in actual fact not time for Paul Sewald to pitch https://t.co/tXN3JlFwvg
Barstool Are Dee Tee @editti22
I may have instructed you Miguel Castro was giving up that dwelling run again in 2018.
Big Gyro Thessaloniki @s_ab_r
“Miguel Castro” within the clutch pic.twitter.com/2K65UrPqEp
The Diamondbacks will try to bounce again Saturday evening in Sport 2 and steal home-field benefit away from Texas earlier than the collection shifts again to Arizona for video games 3-5.
Going behind 2-0 to an uber-confident Rangers’ crew is a recipe for catastrophe.