QUOTABLE “Walk­ing off and all those peo­ple stand­ing, that was some­thing re­ally spe­cial for me. I don’t think any­body re­ally ex­pects to ex­pe­ri­ence that in their life.”

The Washington Post Sunday - - BASEBALL -

— Chris Row­ley, a for­mer Army lieu­tenant and the first West Point grad­u­ate to reach the ma­jors, af­ter pitch­ing 51/3 in­nings against the Pi­rates to win his big league de­but for the Blue Jays. Row­ley, who missed the 2014 and 2015 mi­nor league sea­sons while on ac­tive ser­vice, al­lowed one run and five hits. He left to a stand­ing ova­tion from the Toronto crowd of 46,179.

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