As Scott Servais learned, a bet’s any bet.
But sometimes you can gain by losing, especially if you are hoping to lighten things up over a six-month, 162-game time of year.
Servais, the Seattle Mariners forex broker, proved a man of his or her word Tuesday in reducing a hairy wager along with closer, Edwin Diaz.
Diaz collected his 50th save of the season in Saturday’ohydrates 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, using the 24-year-old becoming the youngest competitor in major league history to be able to record a 50-save season.
The pay back for his accomplishment? His or her skipper had to pay off a friendly guarantee made earlier in the year to willingly match Diaz’s stylish haircut.
“It’s just about all in good fun,” Servais said right after Saturday’s victory. “It’s really hard to get 50 saves in this game.”
Diaz, who enjoyed the festivities while wearing an “Electronic Eddie’s Barbershop” cap presented to them by Servais, went so far as in order to fly in his personal barber to handle the scissors and razor regarding his manager’s new ‘accomplish.
“He handled it excellent,” Diaz told MLB.com. “The guy looks like the best-swaggered manager in the league right now.”
“I’ve got to get some sun on the again of my head, my own forehead …” Servais said. “The question is for any national anthem tonight. It’s a team rule. I’ll just have to get my head down and also grin and bear them. That’s all I can accomplish.”
Diaz still has about a month eventually left in the season to try hooking the major league record for saves in a season, Sixty two by Francisco Rodriguez in 2008, the past time any pitcher features surpassed 51 saves in a season.