Russell Martin's catcher took the monster for the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second time this season and placed an eighth consecutive inning – one-shot – with an 8-2 loss to Arizona Diamondback on Wednesday.
"I felt like six drivers is just … you know, we're still at a striking distance, so I'd make them win," Martin said. "I gave them my best things."
Martin hit 90 miles per hour on the radar gun. When asked by reporters, if he knew he could throw so hard, Martin said, "Did I know I think I can squeeze another mile or two if I really need it?" Basics 87, 88. So I thought that I will probably touch 90. "
36-year-old Martin, nine-year-old Arizona during the 18-5 start of Dodger Stadium on March 30, only needed 10 playgrounds to complete
, that it's been almost 20 years since he'd put it most recently