Ex-Sox utilityman Wells has a game to forget

Ex-Sox utilityman Wells has a game to forget
August 25, 2013, 9:45 am
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Former White Sox utilityman Casper Wells didn't exactly have a great game Saturday night.

Wells started in right field for Philadelphia and went 0-7 with four strikeouts and a walk. If you think that's bad enough, he also pitched and gave up five runs in 2/3 of an inning, as Philadelphia lost 12-7 to Arizona in 18 innings.

It was the second time Wells pitched in a game this year -- he threw an inning for the White Sox on June 28, allowing no runs and no hits with a walk and a strikeout in a 19-10 loss.

Twitter, of course, was at its finest for a position player pitching. A cross-section from last night:

It's worth noting, though, that Wells may be a better pitcher than his stat line indicated. Here's a legitimately good pitch he threw to strike out Asdrubal Cabrera back on June 28 (via SB Nation's Grant Bisbee):

Casper Wells