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Playoffs get wild with wild pitches

Updated: October 7, 2012, 8:28 PM ET
Associated Press

These playoffs sure are getting wild.

With wild pitches, that is.

By the bay in San Francisco to Motown's Comerica Park and Busch Stadium in the Midwest, pitchers are flinging balls to the backstop with a regularity rarely seen in October.

Jitters? Adrenalin? Just plain overthrowing? It's something, all right.

"Perhaps some of the guys might be trying too hard and they're bouncing the balls way in front of the plate," Reds manager Dusty Baker said. "The ones I've seen didn't ...

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