March 30, 2008

Red Sox One-Hit By Dodgers

The Red Sox bats were silent this afternoon as three Dodgers pitchers tossed a one-hitter. The lone Boston hit was Bobby Kielty's single with one out in the eighth inning. Other baserunners: Dustin Pedroia walked to start the game and Alex Cora reached on an infield error two batters after Kielty's single. Final: 8-0.

Clay Buchholz went 3+ innings (facing two batters in the fourth): 5 hits, 5 runs (4 earned), 3 walks, 5 strikeouts, 70 pitches (38 strikes, 32 balls). As notes:
Buchholz struck out four consecutive Dodgers at one point, but also allowed seven consecutive batters to reach base in the four-run third inning ...
Some cool Stat of the Day links:
There have been six starts since 1956 in which the starting pitcher lasted only one pitch.

Which batter has had the most four-strikeout games in his career?

Since 1956, there have been three pitchers who have gone two consecutive starts without a retiring a batter.

Guess who had the top salary for 2007. (see lower left corner)


tim said...

From tonight's opener:

good to see some people still have a shred of intelligence. although i'm sure you don't need any intelligence at all to realize how big of a douche this man is.

Gareth said...

The MFY top three beat out the combined starting '07 payrolls for 9 of the 30 teams...!