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  • Archive for June, 2011

    June 7, 2011:
    Off-Day Blahs….

    Yeah, I know yesterday was the off-day, but the ennui will remain until the baseball actually starts happening…. For the 2nd week in a row, a Red Sox player has received the AL Player of the Week award–this time it goes to David Ortiz–his 5th time receiving the honor, but his 1st since 2007. During […]

    Red Sox 6, Oakland 3:
    Sweeps work much better this way….

    Despite my concerns to the contrary, John Lackey had a very good outing yesterday, the first game back from his trip to the DL: pitching 5 28/3 inning, Lackey threw 93 pitches, 54 for strikes, giving up 3 runs on 3 hits (including a homer) while walking and striking out 2. The hitting THREE batters […]

    Red Sox 4, White Sox 7:
    7 in a row…

    …is how many games the WHITE SOX have won at Fenway… marvelous…and is that even grammatically correct? Despite the fact that Tim Wakefield pitched well enough to keep the Sox in the game, a strange “was he tagged, or wasn’t he tagged?” play at 2nd base, coupled with little offense (A long-standing lament for the […]

    Red Sox 7, White Sox 10:
    Can we say The Aceves Experiment is over?

    Holy Buckets, I hope so… Yeah, I know, the guy did well for 2 starts–or as well as you can say about someone who has already hit FIVE batters this year–one in the FACE. But last night’s debacle…UGH. The ugly line: 5+ innings, with 8 runs on 8 hits, while walking 3, hitting and striking […]

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