A few weeks ago, after a couple rocky starts by Jon Lester, the media howling in Boston was that he was all but losing his job to Bartolo Colon. A couple good starts later, and that talk has vanished.
No surprise, then, to see the references cropping up today after a second poor start from Clay Buchholz.
Buchholz, who threw only 37 fastballs among his 90 pitches, would appear to be fighting for his major league existence every time out because of Colon’s presence …
Extending this meme, I can only conclude that if Josh Beckett struggles in Baltimore tonight, he’d better start looking over his shoulder. A former Cy Young winner is pitching mighty well in Pawtucket.
Watch the edge-of-your-seat action here, and comment away!