So THIS is the game I’m able to stay up for?
Sox and Rays lose, Yanks win and the Sox are out 3 games this morning.Â More upsetting is that Dustin Pedroia injured himself in the game and left the park on crutches.Â Initial tests were negative and they’ll be doing more today but it’s a good bet we’ll probably be seeing Gil Velazquez before this trip is over.
June 26 and three games behind with all of the injuries that have hit this team, I’ll take it right now.
In a quote that seems quite unlike Dustin Pedroia, he said he’d be treating his foot in this way:Â “ice, elevate it and pray”.Â Whether you believe in prayer or honor the Flying Spaghetti Monster, if you’re a Red Sox fan, any positive vibes you can send out to Dustin would work for me.
Red Sox go up against a rookie pitcher today in Madison Bumgarner.Â They counter with Clay Buchholz at 7pm ET on Fox.Â Yes, once again, Fox messes up Saturday evening baseball for those who aren’t Giants or Red Sox fans or for Giants and Sox fans out of the market.Â The only thing baseball-related that I want more than another Red Sox World Series is for the end of the contract between MLB and Fox Sports.
Edwin Jackson made the night not a total wreck by throwing a no-hitter against his former team, the Tampa Bay Rays.Â Arizona Diamondbacks fans haven’t had a lot to cheer about and for nine innings and 149 pitches (holy cow!) Edwin gave them a lot to be happy about.Â Congratulations, Edwin.Â I guess this really is the year of the pitcher!
Maybe tonight will bring us good news about Pedie and a win?Â Both would be quite welcome.
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