Our loyal readers (all three of you) will recall that earlier this month, we started tracking Salas’ frequent flyer miles.
Well, the last two trips back and forth from St. Louis are helping Fernando to inch closer to that Gold status!
Optioned August 15
Leave Cardinals in St. Louis to meet Redbirds in Memphis – 257 miles.
Recalled August 24
Leave Redbirds in Omaha to meet Cardinals in Pittsburgh – 818 miles.
Grand total of actual mileage – 6,943 miles.
Given that most airlines will award a flat 500 miles for flights under that amount, adjusted miles total is – 7,975 miles.
11 segments flown.
On a more serious note, and certainly more importantly for both player and ballclub, he’s been really successful for both teams this year.
Go Fernando, go!