Categories Uncategorized Injuries Prevent Retirement: Sox-Orioles Gamer Post author By SF Post date July 18, 2011 17 Comments on Injuries Prevent Retirement: Sox-Orioles Gamer Wakefield. Again. Just to torture us. Comment here. ← Monday Night Baseball: Yanks-Rays Gamer → Red (Sox) Scare 17 replies on “Injuries Prevent Retirement: Sox-Orioles Gamer” Reddick misplays a flyball into a Derrek Lee 2-run triple in the bottom of the first; Sox explode in top 3 with three, including a Salty solo blow, a Muddy Chicken RBI single and an AGon RBI single. Meanwhile in the Exploding Lightbulb Dome, AJ blows up early and Tamper leads, 3-1 and is threatening more in the bottom of 2. Carl singles to open top4. AJ implosion continues; 4-1 Tamper. This isn’t related to tonight’s games, but it’s baseball-relevant and made me laugh very hard, so I thought some other folks might enjoy a laugh after they get angry at tonight’s starting pitcher: http://mlb.sbnation.com/2011/7/17/2279239/get-a-brain-morans AJ gets out of it. Salty follows with a single, JD, making perhaps his last start in a while, strikes out on what Castig calls “a very hittable pitch,” Scutaro reaches on an E3 to score Carl, Els sac fly scores Salty; 5-2. Sox keep pounding Bergeson. Reddick homers, 6-2. Stuck, are you suggesting the the teahadist party is a bunch of morans? Bobby Wheeler is hanging in there. Score still 7-7. Muddy Chicken! Darnell doubles in three more. 15-7 Sox. Buck Showalter is a crazy shade of red right now. So fun. Didn’t the last time they had a game end late because of a rain delay, the Sox offence blew up for a bunch of runs in the next game? Williams just needs to throw strikes here, up 8 runs is no time to finesse pitches This one is getting ugly fast Every pitcher the Orioles trotted out tonight had an ERA over 5.00. What happened to all those can’t-miss pitching prospects they piled up in their drafts? I know he didn’t deserve it, but I’m bummed Wake didn’t get his 199th win. Good outing by Wheeler though, which is hopefully a more accurate indicator of his future performance than the beginning of the season. Since his low-water mark on May 4th (with a DL stint following), Wheeler has pitched 21.1 innings and given up five earned runs, 13 hits, 4 walks. So he’s been darn good for a while now. As the #4/5 non-lefty in the ‘pen (after Paps, Bard, Albers, maybe Ace) the Sox could do a lot worse. Just think if Jenks had been anything but an enormous, injured slob! Leave a ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.