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Roth provides more than just relief

Updated: June 26, 2010, 1:33 AM ET
By Brian Bennett

OMAHA, Neb. -- Before leaving the team hotel Friday, South Carolina emergency starting pitcher Michael Roth told coach Ray Tanner that he would throw until his arm fell off.

"Is that one inning?" Tanner asked.

That was a reasonable question. Nearly all season, Roth had been used as a situational left-hander. He'd thrown just 24 innings this season coming into Omaha, lasting more than three outs only three times.

But Tanner needed somebody to start ...

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