Six Degrees: Digging Deep In the Heat

houston Photo - Craig Mitchelldyer, Portland Timbers

Nat Borchers has started 334 MLS games, putting him 5th all-time among field players. After the Houston game Sunday, he said that it was the hottest field he’s ever played on, and by the end his feet were scorched.

I guess I’m just reminding myself that, as hot and sweaty as I was up in the stands, the players had it a thousand times worse. And all I had to do was cheer. They had to run around on a frying pan for 90 minutes.

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