With home run number four of the season coming last night, David Ortiz has now hit three home runs in the past five days and - even better - has been hitting them at an accelerated rate. With that kind of production, it can't be too long (literally, I think he'd have to do it tomorrow to keep on pace) before he's hitting multiple dingers a night. Graphed out over time, those home runs look like this:
That's right: Big Papi is rocking a geometric progression.
"Four people are sitting around a table, talking about baseball, five minutes of it, very dull. Suddenly a bomb goes off. Blows people to smithereens. What does the audience have? Ten seconds of shock." -Alfred Hitchcock