Friday, April 11, 2008
THAT'S MORE LIKE IT!
When you see a final score of 12-6, you know that the win wasn't pretty. But it was pretty enough. Only 5 innings from Wakefield, who wiggled out of jams and allowed 2 runs (1 earned). A decent relief outing by Delcarmen despite allowing a solo homer to Magglio Ordonez. A wretched display of pitching by Julian Tavarez. Then a 4 out save by Papelbon.
The Sox offense finally put together some big hits with runners on. JD Drew raised his average to .440 with a 3 for 3 night with 2 RBI, 2 walks, and a run. Sean Casey went 2 for 5, also with 3 RBI. Youkilis is still red hot, hitting a 2 run double in the 8th to give the Sox some breathing room.
Kevin Cash had another solid game behind the plate, and unlike Doug Mirabelli, hasn't been a complete black hole in the bottom of the lineup. He went 1 for 4 with an RBI single, and is hitting .286 so far. Any offense we get out of him is a bonus.
Also, there were ninjas...
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