Mets, Cardinals delight in extra innings

Originally Published: April 21, 2010
By Jim Caple | Page 2

I love extra innings. Bonus panels, supplemental stanzas, extended entertainments, additional chapters, prolonged procrastinations, appended filibusters, federally approved allotments of surplus cheese, another hole to fill the Albert Hall … whatever you want to call them, I can't get enough.

It's odd. Three-hour, drawn-out games with batters stepping out of the box after every pitch are excruciating for me to sit through. But as soon as a game goes into extra innings, ...

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