Tagged: Red Sox

Sox sweep!

Don’t worry, I’m changing the record – last night wasn’t a battling performance by the Rays. It was a simply brilliant performance. And it rounded off one of the best series I have ever watched – not just because the Rays swept the BoSox; not just because of how well the Rays played; but because it was some of the highest quality baseball you will see.

Ok, so the bats for both teams were somewhat quiet. But that was for no other reason than the outstanding pitching that was on display…

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Aki picks his moment

I kind of feel this morning as though I need to set up an auto-complete for the blog, where I can just press a couple keys and make a whole paragraph about a battling performance appear…

Yesterday, I wondered whether the good or the bad Edwin Jackson would turn up. Well, he was wild…

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Have I mentioned the battling?

Wow, that was quite a game. A proper big-league battle. It went well into the night over here, but was more than worth staying up for – the Rays’ first extra-inning game of the season was also the best contest so far.

It started out in the bottom of the first with Carl Crawford doing what he does best, tripling to centre. There is just no better sight in baseball than CC rounding first, looking up, and turning on the afterburners…

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