September 11, 2010

G142: Athletics 4, Red Sox 3

Red Sox   - 001 001 001 - 3 10  1
Athletics - 000 000 31x - 4 7 0
Terry Francona wears the goat's horns for this loss, as he dozed while Lackey slowly fell apart in the seventh. By the time Daniel Bard had thrown even a handful of warm-up pitches, Lackey (7-6-3-0-6, 111) had allowed a double, two singles, and two runs.

Then Boston's ninth-inning rally against Andrew Bailey -- a couple of two-out doubles from Victor Martinez and Adrian Beltre -- was aborted when home plate umpire Mike Winters called David Ortiz out on pitch #9 to end the game.Brooks has similar information. It should have been ball 4, putting two men on for Jed Lowrie.

The Rangers beat the Yankees 7-6 when Mariano Rivera hit Jeff Francoeur with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth. Fruitbat came into the game with the Yankees up 6-5: BB, 1B, 2B (6-6), BBI, P3, HBP. The Rays beat the Blue Jays 13-1 this afternoon.
Example
John Lackey / Brett Anderson
Scutaro, SS 2B
McDonald, RF
Martinez, DH 1B
Beltre, 3B
Lowell, 1B DH
Lowrie, 2B SS
Saltalamacchia, C
Hall, LF
Kalish, CF
Anderson has had a very good year -- 2.97 ERA in 14 starts -- despite missing most of May, June and July with elbow tendinitis. Ummm, I guess that means he's had a good April and August!

About a week ago, in his look at Boston's Top 25 prospects (end of 2010 edition), Jimmy at The House That Dewey Built referred to the Red Sox as a team that "continues to twitch and convulse like a car-struck deer begging to be put out of its misery".

That is pretty accurate. Things look horrific for awhile, but ... wait ... now the deer is up and walking (sort of) .... oh, shit, he fell down again and coughed up some blood. Looks like the end. But, maybe ... look! ... nope ...

AL East:
Rays/Blue Jays, 1 PM
Yankees/Rangers, 8 PM
Example
September 11:

1918 - The Red Sox beat the Cubs 2-1 at Fenway Park and win the World Series in six games. It is Boston's third championship in the last four seasons and its fourth title in seven years.

1936 - Hod Lisenbee of the Philadelphia A's ties a record by allowing 26 hits in a complete game 17-2 loss to the White Sox.

1974 - The Cardinals beat the Mets 4-3 in 25 innings at Shea Stadium. The Mets have 103 plate appearances, the only time in the 20th century a team had 100+ PA. St. Louis has 99 in this game. The game lasts 7:04 and ends at 3:13 AM.
STL - 100 000 002 000 000 000 000 000 1 - 4 18 2
NYM - 100 020 000 000 000 000 000 000 0 - 3 16 4

71 comments:

redsock said...

FKR - 000 612 040 - 13 10 0
TUJ - 000 100 000 - 1 7 0

"The Useless Jays"

Tom DePlonty said...

Things look horrific for awhile, but ... wait ... now the deer is up and walking (sort of) .... oh, shit, he fell down again and coughed up some blood. Looks like the end. But, maybe ... look! ... nope ...

The zombies that attacked the AL East!

redsock said...

Crisp, CF
Barton, 1B
Suzuki, C
Cust, DH
Ellis, 2B
Hermida, RF
Davis, LF
Larish, 3B
Pennington, SS

redsock said...

changes from the lineup posted at extra bases. (no idea if the original post was wrong or there were actual changes.)

scutaro ss to 2b
lowrie 2b to ss
victor dh to 1b
lowell 1b to dh

redsock said...

don says the switch was made a few minutes before the game

redsock said...

loaded with one out

meunier said...

Thinking about the upcoming 7th inning strech muting moment made me wonder out of morbid curiosity what if anything when on at that time in the Jays game.

meunier said...

Id be surprised if GBA was played in Toronto.

nick said...

bah.

redsock said...

sox strand a pair and a half.

meunier said...

I saw Rickey Henderson Thursday, coaching 1st base for Sacramento.

nick said...

The grandparent CM for an SCM is the CCM.

goooonnneeeee!!!!

redsock said...

Marco has left the building.

Amy said...

Uch, that sounds dreadful. Mind-numbing.

OK, I am too tired to watch baseball. Enjoy the game...and the proofing.

nick said...

hexayowsa.

redsock said...

Note that a NOMAR is a child of the RAMON ...

nick said...

I think I spend too much time on facebook. my first inclination was to "like" your Nomar comment. Now I actually have to say, "I like your Nomar comment."

meunier said...

Oh jeez the silly hats again.

redsock said...

lackey looking good -- so far....

redsock said...

MFY - 020 00
TEX - 101 0

redsock said...

kalish with the baltimore dong.

nick said...

I'm not loving the hats, for sure. Maybe instead of the sexist bullshit of referring to the pink hat fans, we can mock the jingoistic white hatters.

redsock said...

hustles to 3rd!

redsock said...

Hermida with the .264 OBP.

redsock said...

lackey still not shitty!

16 BF in 5 innings, 70 pitches

nick said...

close! I demand no squander.

redsock said...

KALISH!

nick said...

one more notch and another stranded pair.

nick said...

If a lead-off double falls on NESN, does anyone see it?

redsock said...

still 2-2 in texas, rain delay in bot 5th

meunier said...

Is this guy 90 years old or something?

redsock said...

I didn't see it.

redsock said...

Red Sox with AL-best* 100 road dongs.

Suck on that, Blue Jays!!


(*: MLB-best?)

redsock said...

get farrell on that phone, tito.

redsock said...

god fuckin dammit -- PEN!

before lackey allows 4 runs.

redsock said...

don: "no action in the sox pen, as lackey nears 100 pitches"

redsock said...

bard up, finally.

redsock said...

oh jesus fucking christ - who COULD NOT HAVE SEEN THIS with the leadoff double?

fuck me.

meunier said...

Is it that Lackey can't hold leads of that manager's don't take him out in time?

redsock said...

fuckin four-chin wearing excuse maker.

redsock said...

tito boffed the boxer in this inning, for sure.

redsock said...

okay, 2 outs, david dong will = the 4 runs i feared. .. maybe lackey will get an out

redsock said...

fastball right down the pipe.

"that wasn't really a triple"

L-girl said...

Maybe instead of the sexist bullshit of referring to the pink hat fans, we can mock the jingoistic white hatters.

I like this.

Just got home from work, not really threading.

L-girl said...

Allan, not a good idea to put that patent stuff in comments. Srsly. That's a good thing to avoid.

redsock said...

Yeah. Deleted a few comments.

redsock said...

If I ever see this Frankie Caterro -- or whoever he is, this "two minute drill" dickface on mlbtv -- I'm gonna kick his fuckin head in.

L-girl said...

Deleted a few comments.

Good idear.

Ish said...

That now makes sense as to why things weren't making sense, but sounds like deleting was a good idea.

redsock said...

fuckin' a's.

redsock said...

loaded for cust - not good.

dp pls

redsock said...

did he even tag him? looked like he missed his helmet?

nick said...

looked to me like he missed, but I need glasses.

nick said...

4 walks for the bard. fark.

I was feeling good with this game through two, maybe three innings.

redsock said...

and on that replay, remy of course said the tag was before his hand got in.

seems like the usual "i'll say what i was going to say even though the replay is showing the exact opposite or at least something inconclusive" trick.

nick said...

OK, 4-run top of the 9th. Go!

redsock said...

top of the order in the 9th, with tiz and drew available.

redsock said...

i figured i'd ask for 2.

nick said...

I will certainly accept 2.

redsock said...

Victor on 2nd, Beltre at the plate. ... We need Victor to rub that head! Do it!

nick said...

oh, belTRE, please. Let me see Papi bat.

nick said...

whooop! I want some fatherly love!

redsock said...

time to bedazzle these mofos.

nick said...

c'mon 30-90.

redsock said...

2 to get loose
1 to produce

nick said...

balls.

redsock said...

... as in ball 4.

fuckin ump.

Ish said...

Fail.

tim said...

fuck knob.

redsock said...

Three 1-0 games today.

Benjamin said...

MFYs lose on a Fruitbat HBP. At least we have that.