Bounce Back: O’s-Sox Gamer VIII

Bad game yesterday. Wake up, hope for better today. Garrett Olson vs. Bartolo Colon. Comment away!

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  • Here’s hoping Colon doesn’t totally suck the way he has in his last two games: 10 runs in 11 innings. Though as long as his velocity is up in the mid 90’s I think he’ll be okay.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 6:58 pm
  • Gary Thorne just said “Pahk the cah” in a Boston accent. Bleh, looks like the mute button will be used often tonight.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 7:03 pm
  • 1-2-3 inning for Colon, 15 pitches. Good start.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 7:11 pm
  • Ellsbury gets behind 0-2 in the count, then drives a single up the middle! Yeah baby!
    Let’s test Hernandez’ arm.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 7:14 pm
  • YEaH, Ellsbury was stealing 2nd and the pitcher turned to pick him off, and threw the ball over Millar’s head. And he almost scored!
    Drew hits a chopper down the 1st-baseline for a double. Wow, when you’re hot everything seems to fall in.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 7:19 pm
  • Drew scores on a wild pitch! 2-0 Sox.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 7:21 pm
  • Varitek tattoos one over the Monster! 5-0 Sox.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 7:27 pm
  • testing….

    rootbeerfloat June 11, 2008, 7:34 pm
  • I miss all the fun. I was just settling in to listen to the game at my desk and the guy down the hall just HAD to talk about warranty pricing. The first inning looked like quite the party.

    rootbeerfloat June 11, 2008, 7:34 pm
  • This game is starting out much better than yesterday’s.

    Micah-SF June 11, 2008, 7:35 pm
  • I am feeling guilty for how nauseous I felt when I heard Colon was pitching tonight. Isn’t this short rest for him?

    rootbeerfloat June 11, 2008, 7:51 pm
  • Nope I think he’s on 4 days rest RBF. And he’s doing great so far; 45 pitches through 3, with 4 K’s.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 7:52 pm
  • Yeah Colon last pitched on the 6th, 5 days ago.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 8:00 pm
  • Bart takes one off the pitching wrist.

    I'mBillMcNeal June 11, 2008, 8:07 pm
  • I am really beginning to despise Luke Scott.

    Micah-SF June 11, 2008, 8:20 pm
  • After the first inning Olsen has cruised, needing only 58 pitches in the last 4 innings.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 8:33 pm
  • Colon’s two-seamer is looking fantastic tonight, he’s gotten most of his strikeouts off of it.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 8:40 pm
  • 7 K’s through 6ip for Colon, 93 pitches. Hopefully he’ll be out for the 7th, though Francona has kept him on a short leash this season.

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 8:42 pm
  • Lowell homers!

    Atheose - SF June 11, 2008, 8:44 pm
  • Mikey!

    Micah-SF June 11, 2008, 8:45 pm
  • Wow, Timlin is making this a game. Awful.

    SF June 11, 2008, 9:48 pm
  • As much as I love Timlin, I think this is the year he is finally done. Even though Pedroia’s error extended the inning, that’s just karma catching up to Timlin for getting lucky with the liner hit right at Youkilis.
    Not a single soft-hit ball in that inning against Timlin. So here’s Papelbon with a sudden save opportunity after the Sox started the inning up 6-1. Not what you want to see.

    Paul SF June 11, 2008, 9:50 pm
  • And, the game. Yeesh. Way more tension then was necessary there.

    SF June 11, 2008, 9:53 pm
  • And just in time for the cooking contest! On to Top Chef!

    SF June 11, 2008, 9:53 pm
  • If Colon went down right now with an injury and never threw another pitch for the Red Sox, it would still be the steal of the season.

    LocklandSF June 12, 2008, 9:31 am
  • It must be nice to win games. Lucky bastards!

    krueg June 12, 2008, 9:46 am

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