On July 25th, 2010, the Florida Marlins hosted the Atlanta Braves. The game went into extras, and in the bottom of the 10th reigning NL Rookie of the Year Chris Coghlan lined a single into left field.
Compared to his 2009, in which he hit an incredible .321/.390/.460, Coghlan was having a down year. But that was ok. There was plenty of time to turn things around. The Marlins trusted the versatile sophomore, leaving him in the leadoff spot despite his struggles. A few good games and he’d be right out of his slump.
But as it turned out, that single would be his last contribution of the year.
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