Jordan Pacheco was mobbed by his teammates after knocking in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, in the second game of their doubleheader ending in sub-freezing temperature. There was joy and elation covering their faces, but also relief.
The best worst day of the year was over.
“It was a great feeling. Especially for guys like [Michael] Cuddyer, EY [Eric Young Jr.], Cargo [Carlos Gonzalez] and Nelly [Chris Nelson] who had been out there for two games,” said Pacheco. “I just wanted to get it over with.”