Once…twice…three times a balking

AP Photo

AP Photo

In light of the Mets’ disappointing loss to the San Fran Giants last night, many  are pointing fingers at Pelfrey’s three balks being the reason for the loss after winning the first three games of the series (though the lack of runs certainly didn’t help). If you’re any other average baseball fan, you know exactly what I’m talking about and are probably shaking your head with me. But just in case you happen to be a casual fan and might think a balk is a sound an angry chicken makes, here’s a quick history lesson for you. Continue reading