Just spoke to Mariano Rivera, who made some sense of the ninth inning.
Nick Markakis had a bloop double. Then, with two outs, Rivera said he pitched carefully to Aubrey Huff. Why? Huff is 7 for 16 against him and had an RBI single off Rivera on Monday.
So while he walked Huff, it was more that he wasn’t giving in.
Hernandez drew a legit walk, fouling off two two-strike pitches. Then poor Scott Moore was toast.