ALDS game 2 – Perseverance, thy name is Rays

Scott Kazmir was asked in the lead up to yesterday’s game which Scott Kazmir would show up for game 2 of the American League Division Series.

“Hopefully the good Scott Kazmir”

Uh-huh. With the bases loaded and nobody out in the top of the first, the good Scott Kazmir was looking like a distant dream. (Just for the record, I don’t agree with Harold Reynolds’ assertion that Kaz hit leadoff man Orlando Cabrera on purpose in retaliation for Thursday’s war of words. I think it was a pure lack of control early on.).

By the time Scotty K had gotten out of the first, he had thrown 37 pitches and faced 8 White Sox hitters. The good (nay, amazing) news was that he had limited them to just two runs…

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One comment

  1. Tucker Elliot

    I just checked out the rest of your write up on your other blog — good stuff. By the way, I just got off the phone with my brother, he watched the game from Korea, I watched it from Germany, and anyway, we were talking about Harold Reynolds as well. Not real impressed with his commentary — no chance, at least I don’t think so, that Kazmir hit Cabrera on purpose to start the game. Makes no sense.

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