If you are a Royals fan who attended last night's crazy-ass wild card game in Kansas City, you should go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back. Because according to A's outfielder Sam Fuld, you played a direct role in the Royals winning that game.
[Royals fans look on as Jonny Gomes and Sam Fuld collide attempting to catch Eric Hosmer's 12th-inning triple. Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images.]
In the fourth inning in Oakland, with runners on the corners, Mike Moustakas hit a liner to center field that was easily caught by Sam Fuld. Alex Gordon tried tagging up from third to score, but he did not account for Fuld's spinning, full-body throw and was nailed at home. It's almost graceful?
Rays outfielder Sam Fuld is out for the season with a wrist injury, but he isn't letting his time off go to waste. The Stanford grad who majored in economics (and, while working on his Master's, interned at STATS Inc.) spent yesterday's Rays-Braves game in the Sun Sports booth as part of a "Sabermetrics Sunday," and…