Sep 26, 2011, 3:04 PM EDT
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Henry Rodriguez was electric during the seventh inning yesterday.
On a day full of electric moments at Nationals Park, Henry Rodriguez provided what might well have been the biggest jolt of all.
Rodriguez's sheer dominance of the Braves in the top of the seventh had the ballpark buzzing throughout and the had just about everyone in the Nationals' clubhouse in awe, even an hour later.
"I've never seen anything like it," closer Drew Storen said. "It was unfair. That's a tough act to follow. One-oh-one every pitch? You've got to tip your cap. We gave him a standing O in the bullpen, and I don't think anybody's doing that for anyone else."
Truth be told, Storen was exaggerating a bit about Rodriguez thrown 101 mph every pitch. But not that much.
Here are all of Rodriguez's 11 pitches in the inning, with velocity and result…
BATTER: JASON HEYWARD
1: 99 mph, strike looking
2: 99 mph, strike lookingRead more »
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