Baseball is a lot of things, most of the references you are probably thinking of would have to do with running a marathon.
The analogy certainly fit Friday night as the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays played an 18-inning, 6 hour 54 minute game that ended around 2 a.m Saturday morning.
The Rays won the game 5-4 on a David DeJesus single and took over the top spot in the American League Wild-Card chase.
21 Pitchers were used in the game. Which accounted for every pitcher on both teams rosters.....and oh, by the way, both teams play on Saturday 11 hours after Friday's game ended.
DeJesus's game winner is right here: