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The Red Sox got shut out last night by John Lackey. It was awesome.

2 days ago, the Yankees pummeled the Twins 7-2. Hardly awesome.


Starting in like an hour 10 minutes ago, the Yankees and Twinkies (this matches up well) will try again in Game 2 of the ALDS as Nick Blackburn takes the bump vs AJ Burnett.


Prediction: I hate AJ Burnett.

Current Series

Yankees lead the series 1-0

Wed 10/07 WP: CC Sabathia (1 - 0)
LP: Brian Duensing (0 - 1)
2 - 7 loss

Minnesota Twins
@ New York Yankees

Friday, Oct 9, 2009, 4:07 PM MDT
Yankee Stadium

Nick Blackburn vs A.J. Burnett

Mostly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing from right to left field at 10-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 65.


Complete Coverage >

Sun 10/11 5:07 PM MDT

Starting in about 6 hours or so Emotdamn_medium (I need to stop reading the Sunday game times) 3 hours or so, the Angels will try to head into Fenway up 2-0 after stymieing the Boston bats. Josh Beckett and his multiple epidurals in his back will try and shut down Torii Hunter and the rest of the Halos while Jered Weaver continues to be an under-appreciated stud.



Prediction: I don't particularly care for the Angels OF, but then again, I don't really like Boston at all either, so therefore Vlad will hit a home run off of his shoelaces.

Current Series

Angels lead the series 1-0

Thu 10/08 WP: John Lackey (1 - 0)
LP: Jon Lester (0 - 1)
5 - 0 win

Boston Red Sox
@ Los Angeles Angels

Friday, Oct 9, 2009, 7:37 PM MDT
Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Josh Beckett vs Jered Weaver

Mostly clear. Winds blowing out to left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 60.

Josh Beckett

#19 / Pitcher / Boston Red Sox





May 15, 1980

2009 - Josh Beckett 17-6 32 32 4 2 0 0 212.1 198 99 91 25 55 199 3.86 1.19

Complete Coverage >

Sun 10/11 10:07 AM MDT


Discussion question: The Sahhhhx traded Anibal Sanchez and Hanley Ramirez (and a couple of inconsequential pitchers) for Josh Beckett, Guillermo Mota and Mike Lowell. Looking at the Sox now and the Marlins now, was it a good trade for both sides?


Root for who you will, play nicely, don't make me come in there.