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Greenberg faces pitcher who struck him

5/2/2011

More than 2,100 days after Florida Marlins pitcher Valerio de los Santos put Adam Greenberg in the history books by ending his major-league career with a single pitch, the former Cubs prospect finally hit back.

With a single.

"Since I never got a hit in the major leagues, that would have to be the greatest single of my career," Greenberg said.

Greenberg, now a member of the independent Atlantic League's Bridgeport Bluefish, stepped in to face de los Santos, now a Long Island Duck, in the eighth inning of a tie game during Friday night's opener.

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