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After Lester’s shellacking, I said that we could all look forward to his next start, when he would surely be so dominant and so in control of everything that that egregious excuse of an outing would be a mere blip on the radar.  Lester most certainly delivered, confirming that in a do-or-die situation, he’s the one you want with the ball.  Or Buchholz.  But you know what I mean.

It was awesome.  Lester manhandled the Rays.  He had their number all the way through.  He tossed seven innings, gave up no earned runs on only two hits, walked five, and struck out ten.  He no-hit the Rays through the first three.  You can thank Scutaro and his throwing error for the unearned run.  Overall, the outing was spectacular and I will most definitely take it, but what was interesting was his walk total.  He threw 106 pitches, but his strike rate was just above fifty percent.  That’s pretty low.  But his pitch, strikeout, and hit count would all indicate efficiency.  So he had some bumps along the way, but he adapted perfectly and used what was working.  He worked his fastball up to ninety-four miles per hour and made it cut like none other.  His offspeeds weren’t there as much.  But you could tell from the first pitch he threw that he wasn’t about to let this one get away.  This was the first of a series of three with the Rays, and he wasn’t about to disappoint.  Adaptability is the mark of a great mature pitcher.  Lester has come a long way and the best part is that he’s still going.  Shellacking? What shellacking?

But last night was really a two-man show, the other being Lester’s batterymate.  V-Mart provided two-thirds of our offense.  He blasted a solo shot to left in the first and again in the seventh.  Both were rockets.  Both were deep.  Both were off Price.  Both were on fastballs up.  Thus, he continues to own Price specifically and southpaws generally.

V-Mart was as stellar behind the plate as he was at the plate.  In the sixth, Bartlett hit a base hit into center field.  Upton started from second and rounded third.  McDonald fired home.  And V-Mart positioned himself exactly right and was waiting for Upton with the ball.  Out at the plate.  That was huge.  It was McDonald’s seventh assist of the season.  Honestly, there was no way Upton was going to score.  He hesitated before he took off and wasn’t prepared for the wave home.  I don’t even know why they decided to send him home with nobody out.  That was an error.  Whatever.  More goodness for us.  It was a perfect play.  If you look up “plate-blocking” in the dictionary, you will see a freeze-frame of this play.

The blasts bookended Lowrie’s RBI single in the fourth.  And Lester’s characteristically strong outing was punctuated by equally strong performances by Bard in the eighth for the hold and Paps in the ninth for the save.  Paps gave us a scare, as unfortunately he occasionally does; the Rays had two on with two out.  But it was all good.  Jaso struck out looking, and we won, 3-1.

So the battery got it done.  Lester handled the Rays, and V-Mart handled both Lester and the Rays.  It was fantastic.  It was the absolute right way to start off this series.  With this win we are now four and a half games behind the Rays and Yanks.  That’s the closest we’ve been to first since July 7.  It doesn’t sound like much, but at least it’s something.  One step at a time.  We’ve won seven of our last ten, and we need to build on that.  It won’t be easy; Pedroia is probably done for the season because he’ll probably need surgery, which means that we’ll have to proceed with about half our starting lineup out for the season.  On the bright side, the bench has plenty of experience covering for him because he’s been out for so long.  We have already shown that w can win as we are.  I’m telling you, if there’s any team that could pull that off, it’s this one.  Nobody has a deeper or more experienced bench that’s been playing ball as good as starters out there than we do.  I wouldn’t count us out.  We have a long way to go, but we can get there.  Buchholz will take on Garza tonight.  This is going to be great.  Buchholz will so have it.

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That game was terrible.  Absolutely terrible.  Dice-K takes the rap for this one.  What else is new.

Did I say yesterday that a rematch was coming? We got a rematch, all right.  Dice-K and Garza were equally disgraceful.

Dice-K gave up five runs, four earned, on eight hits over five innings with four walks and four K’s.  Garza gave up four runs on seven hits over three innings with two walks and one K.  The sad thing here is that our pitching staff couldn’t hold the lead.

Okay.  One thing at a time.  Analysis now, frustration later.

Back to Dice-K.  He fired 113 pitches in those five innings.  Obviously his outing left much to be desired.  It was a microcosmic display of his usual inconsistency; he struggled in the beginning, was solid in the middle, and lost it at the end.  He threw thirty pitches in the first, managing somehow to escape with only one run, and his game low of eight in the second.  His cutter and fastball were quite good, but his other pitches were not good at all.  His release point was beautiful and strike zone was even; unfortunately, so was the area around the strike zone, which he peppered with balls.  His vertical movement was just right; his horizontal movement was way off the charts.  And now for the final blow.

The Rays had runners at first and second with nobody out in the sixth inning.  Bartlett tried to move them over with a sac bunt, which is fine with us because it means an out.  But guess what.  Dice-K didn’t record the out.  He couldn’t hear Cash and Beltre’s shouts of “One!” for first base and went for a play at third.  He didn’t even notice that Beltre wasn’t in position because he was also pursuing the bunted ball.  So the bag was completely uncovered, and once this finally dawned on Dice-K, he just stood there holding the ball, and the base were loaded.

I mean, really? Who does that? How do you not go to first for the out? Even if Beltre were in position, there’s no guarantee that the play would’ve been made.  The out at first is always a guarantee.  I have absolutely no idea what he was thinking, and I’m actually not sure I want to know.  I don’t even want to know if he was thinking.

Then the Rays tied it.  Obviously.  I am furious right now.  Dice-K got off with a no decision, but if you ask me he should’ve been saddled with the loss for that play alone.

Richardson recorded the first two outs of the sixth, and then Ramirez gave up the Rays’ winning run, a sac fly by who but Bartlett, and took the loss.  But not before another defensive snafu took place.  Pena hit into your average double play, but the shift left second uncovered because Scutaro and Hall both broke for the ball.  But I’m not going to blame Scutaro for leaving second on this one because, due to the shift, he had no reason to expect Hall to come up with it.  So that’s how you handle it: you cover all your bases, even if sometimes that means you leave one uncovered.

Bard took care of the last inning.

The final score was 6-5.  Honestly, in the beginning it looked like we were stealing the show.  Garza threw eighty-four pitches in his three innings.  We scored four runs in the third and one in the fourth.  It was awesome (while it lasted, of course).

Patterson hit his seventh career home run to right field to start the rally in the third.  He was working with a two-out, full-count breaking ball and his swing was perfect.  It’s almost like he needed that swing to remind himself he can do it, because after that his confidence, and that of the team, went through the roof.

That home run was the first of six straight batters reaching base.  Youk hit an RBI triple, and Beltre and Hall each hit RBI singles.  Youk did his best to redeem his teammates by gunning down Bartlett at the plate in the sixth.  Then Garza left, and Patterson welcomed Sonnanstine to the game with yet another long ball in the fourth, also to right.  Apparently, he likes balls down in the zone.  Who knew?

Then, in the top of the ninth, with two out and two strikes on him, Papi broke his bat hitting a single.  Youk worked the count full, and I couldn’t help thinking that if he put us on top in this game, he’d win that Final Vote for sure.  But he flied out to center, and that was the end of it.

We have the final verdict, and it’s not a good one: Buchholz is officially on the fifteen-day DL, retroactive to June 27, with a left hamstring strain.  Which means he’ll miss his first All-Star Game, and that, ladies and gentlemen, is a real shame.  He really deserved this one.  He carried this starting rotation at a time when none of his colleagues even remembered how to throw strikes at all.  That’s a lot to ask of a young kid, but he stepped up, and that says a lot about him, both on and off the field.  Some better news on the same vein is that if Papi is asked to participate in the Home Run Derby, he’ll accept.  Finally.  I’d be psyched to watch that guy smack ball after ball out of the park.

Unfortunately, now back to bad news.  That loss put us back in third by half a game.  Obviously that’s not the end of the world; we’ve battled back from so much worse that theoretically this should seem excellent.  Besides, it’s only half a game; we could erase that deficit and be back in second place tonight.  Which brings me to the fact that Doubront is starting only his second Major League game instead of Buchholz.  I believe he can do it.  I believe he can win.  I also believe that we need this win, so let’s go get it.

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Don’t look now, but the season just got underway.

We’re seven and a half games out with two more games to play in this series against the first-place team.  We’re one and a half out of third and two out of second with no signs of slowing down.  Let’s face it: the baseball we’ve played during this stretch of difficult schedule is the baseball we’d been waiting for all along.  And it’s no coincidence that we broke out against the best of the best, because deep down we were always one of them.  Now that that’s come to the surface, I have one thing and one thing only to say to the rest of Major League Baseball: watch out.

We are doing things right now that I haven’t seen this team do since last year.  We’re mixing every facet of the game perfectly.  We’re getting solid starts backed by solid defense and fueled by solid offense.  When all three go at once, so go the Red Sox, and in a big way.  Last night was case in point.

Clay Buchholz took on the team with the best record in all of Major League Baseball and not only won but won decisively.  He’s the first Sox pitcher since Clemens in 1992 and 1993 to rack up eight consecutive wins on the road.  His outing was a little shorter than it could’ve been because he encountered some early jams that inflated his pitch count to 108; for example, the Rays loaded the bases with one out in the first (he escaped via the double play) and threw his highest inning pitch totals in the first three frames.  But his six innings were still quality; he gave up only one run on a solo shot, walked only one, and struck out eight.

He tossed his usual salad, but his fastball had a nice bite, coming in at ninety-six miles per hour.  His curveball is still not as effective as it could be – for some reason the curveball and the changeup have been off for our pitchers – but the rest of his pitches, the ones he threw most often, were located really well.  He threw almost nothing above the zone or to the upper right corner.

Keeping in mind of course that he’s technically just our fifth starter, the point being that he’s not pitching like it.  His composure on the mound was impressive; one of the things that had held him back in the past was his immaturity in pressurized situations.  But the Buchholz we have on our hands now is very definitively past that.  He struggled early but stayed focused and improved as the game went on.  He did well and was rewarded with the win.

Okajima and Bard handled the last three innings perfectly.

The final score was 6-1, so it was all us.  Incidentally, no run scored for either team after the fourth.  Papi put us on the board with literally a shot off the bat in the second.  It was a line drive home run, and you could tell from the minute that ball left the bat that it was gone.  It was the second pitch of his at-bat and there was just no way the ball was staying inside the park.  It got out of there in a hurry.

We officially broke Davis in the third, when his command quit completely.  He threw forty pitches and gave up four runs in that frame alone, all with two out and all with the bases loaded.  Drew drew (pun intended) a bases-loaded walk and Beltre and Hermida both singled.  And the guys just kept moving on down until they got home.  Unfortunately, we even left the bases loaded at the end of the inning.

Also unfortunately, V-Mart had to exit in the bottom of the third inning with a contusion on his toe that he received in the bottom of the second when Bartlett fouled something off his foot.  V-Mart drew a four-pitch walk in the third but limped to take his base and was replaced by Tek, who caught the rest of the game.  He’ll skip his start tonight but isn’t expected to stay out long.

The barrage continued in the fourth, when Youk unleashed some serious power for a two-run shot into the left field seats that was also unquestionably going out.  That would be his tenth of the season to raise his batting average to .321.  Believe it or not, he’s not the best hitter on the team.  Very quietly, Beltre has himself a hot .335.

Papi went two for four, Belte went three for four, and Pedroia, who’d been 0 for 19 heading into the game, his longest hitless streak since that drought last June, went three for five.  We accumulated twice as many hits as the Rays.

Ellsbury didn’t do much at the plate, but he did well in center.  Tonight that comes to an end with Mike Cameron’s return.  Although, if you ask me, Tito should leave the outfield alone for now because Hermida is shining at the plate.

So how about this now: we’ve won six of our last seven games and are on a three game winning streak.  We’re seventeen and ten since April 26 but fourteen and seven since May 3.  All against baseball’s best teams, like I said.  That’s not an accident.  That’s what’s been dormant up to this point.  The team we’ve seen lately looks like a completely different team, one that’s finally come together.  This is the real Red Sox, and I sure hope the league is ready.  The fun continues tonight with Lester at Shields.

Boston Globe Staff/Yoon S. Byun

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Speaking of quality starts, Clay Buchholz’s start last night was one.  Exactly.  Three runs on six hits over six innings.  One walk, three K’s.  Ninety-one pitches.  Would I have liked to limit the Rays to fewer hits? You bet.  Would I have liked to limit the Rays to fewer runs? Absolutely.  But a quality start is a quality start, and technically I can’t complain.  Buchholz takes home his fourth win after that one.

Billy Wagner (hold), Daniel Bard (hold), and Jonathan Papelbon (save) were superb.  Three innings of no-hit ball by three of the no-hittingest relievers you can find.  And let’s take a look at how Bard retired Evan Longoria in the eighth, because admittedly, that’s something we haven’t always been able to do.  Up to this point, Longoria had only seen one of Bard’s fastballs (he hit a home run, unfortunately, so that was all he needed to see).  So he used his slider, which is more effective now because he retooled his grip.  Three sliders later, Longoria was walking back to the dugout.  (I should also say it was V-Mart’s idea to go slider.  Good work!) Jonathan Papelbon was fined for delay of game for the seventh time.  By the way, we’ll be the first American League team in history to employ six relievers, all with ERAs below 3.50 and all having pitched more than forty innings.

It was a game of doubles; the final score was 6-3, and we out-hit the Rays, 12-6.  So, let’s do it to it! Ellsbury hit and stole twice.  V-Mart went two for five with an RBI.  Youk went three for five with a double and an RBI, and this is someone who’s just absolutely on fire.  I’m telling you, he’s basically what Dustin Pedroia was last year: American League MVP.  Bay went two for four with two doubles, two RBIs, and a running catch that robbed Jason Bartlett of extra bases, and this is someone who’s just absolutely deserving of a contract.  We need to sign him in the offseason.  Lowell racked up an RBI.  Baldelli went yard in the second, about two-thirds of the way up the left-field stands.  Yeah, the ball was hit deep.  And it just amazes me how consistent he is, given his lack of playing time.  He’s one of the only players I’ve seen whose game doesn’t suffer from sporadic appearances.  By the way, now that Drew is hot, we have the best outfield in the American League.

Notice that Tek wasn’t in the lineup.  He wasn’t in the lineup at the start of the series, either, which at the time surprised me because Lester always partners with Tek.  He was in the lineup yesterday but exited in the seventh when Tito put in Kotchman to pinch-hit.  It’s the only close game during which Tek’s been pinch-hit for this year.  I don’t think it’s a coincidence that this is happening as he’s in a slump.

Josh Reddick has been called up, and he finally made it after horrendous traffic in Providence made him miss his fight.  Speaking of callups, did you know that, when Joey Gathright came into the game last night, he was our fifty-first player this season? That’s a lot of players.  Specifically, the most used in a single season since 2006, incidentally the only year in the past six we didn’t make the playoffs.  I don’t think the two are related, though.  Teams use that many players out of panic and desperation, and there were times this year when we were panicked and desperate, but not because our entire team was on the DL, as was the case in 2006.  In 2006 we were desperate because we were in a no-way-out situation.  This year we were desperate because we had a way out and wanted to make the most of it.  Case in point: we’ve used ten more players this year than we did in all of 2008, and in 2008 we didn’t make it to the World Series.  I have to believe one of the benefits of using so many players is extra rest for the studs.

So that’s it for the Trop this season, thankfully.  We play the Rays again next weekend, but we’re hosting.  But hey, we won this series! We saw some good and bad, sometimes more good than bad and sometimes more bad than good.  But that’ll happen.  It’s tipping the balance in the right direction that’s important.  And I’d say this was a series to make us feel good about the playoffs.  Our next series will be at the White Sox, and Byrd will be on the mound opposite Freddy Garcia.  And if Byrd pitches anything like he did during his last outing, we’re in great shape.

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I really don’t like being right in these situations.  Remember that I said that the first game of our series with the Rays is important because it sets the tone for the series? Remember that I said that the bullpen was shot? Remember that I said that, as a result, Brad Penny would have to stay at his sharpest while going his deepest? Yeah.  About that.  That did not happen.  We lost, 4-6, and I can assure you that Brad Penny’s performance was riveting.

Rivetingly awful.  He nailed the deep part down; he pitched six innings, which I believe is the most he’s ever pitched this season.  But we sort of saw that coming because of the bullpen situation.  Terry Francona wasn’t taking him out before the fifth inning no matter what, and if he can get a sixth inning out of him, awesome, even if it meant losing.  So that wasn’t the problem.  It was the five runs on six hits with three home runs that was the problem.  (He walked two and struck out five, by the way.) Carlos Pena took him deep in the second for two runs, Carl Crawford did the same in the third, and Pat Burrell hit a solo shot in the sixth.  There were actually four home runs given up by Red Sox pitching; Manny Delcarmen let Jason Bartlett go deep in the seventh.  That means that every single run the Rays scored was plated via the long ball.  That, my friends, is just a disgrace.  Okajima was pretty good in the eighth, though.  But anyway, that was a disgrace.  It was very ugly, very painful, and very unlucky; the Yankees won so now we’re back to two and a half games out.  And again, it was one of those wrecks that Tito had no way to stop.  The bullpen needed a night off and he had to give it to them if he wanted them to be fresh for the Yankees.

To make matters worse, we failed to do anything with runners in scoring position, even though we scored four runs and matched the Rays’ seven hits.  Bay hit a solo shot in the fourth, his first since July 7, and let me tell you: he swung the bat with a vengeance.  That ball had no chance of staying in.  And Victor Martinez went two for four with a homer to lead off the sixth.  Another extremely hard-hit ball.  The other two runs were plated by Lowrie and Youk.  Lowrie made a fantastic defensive play in the first, throwing Bartlett out at first base from shallow left field.

Paul Byrd signed a minor league contract.  That’s pretty much all the news there.

Bay aggravated his right hamstring, so he’ll probably sit out tonight.  Bummer.  I was really looking forward to him proverbially slaughtering some Yankees.  Victor Martinez, who’s never been involved in Sox-Yanks before, is in for a treat.  Or rather, he will be when the rivalry returns to Fenway Park.  We’re in New York this time around, so it’ll be a lot less nice, but either way I think he’ll do well.  Anyone who enjoys playing in Boston so much will get the hang of it quickly.  We’re throwing John Smoltz, so the lineup’s going to have to be ready to dig us out of any holes that will probably result from his work on the mound.  The Yankees are throwing Chamberlain, who’s seven and two with a 3.58 ERA.  He doesn’t scare me so much that it concerns me about being in the predicament of having to put more pressure on the offense to back up Smoltz’s probably spotty performance.  Whatever.  I’m psyched.  We’re currently undefeated against New York; let’s keep it going!

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Penny had an excellent start yesterday.  Outstanding.  Top-notch.  Probably his best of the season so far. It’s interesting; every other start Penny’s made has been six innings long, alternating with two horrendous starts.  But this one was without a doubt a cut above the rest.  He pitched six innings, gave up only three runs on six hits, walked only two, and struck out eight.  He threw 110 pitches total.  He increased the speed of his fastball as the game went on, starting off at 89 to 90 miles per hour and working his way up to around 93.  He was focused, he was precise, he was efficient, he went deep, and he put us in a position to win.  What more can you ask for, especially from a fifth starter? Nothing, really.  But after a start like that, you can ask something of your offense, and it’s just incredibly frustrating when your offense doesn’t answer, especially when the deficit is small.

The final score was 5-3, so we lost by only two runs, and we did go three for eight with runners in scoring position.  Ellsbury went two for five, Pedroia went one for four, Youkilis went two for four with two RBIs, and Drew went three for four with an RBI and is really starting to turn it on.  And that was it.  So it was very one-sided, featuring only the top half of the order, with the exception of David Ortiz.  And if you ask me, I think Terry Francona should give him a day off.  I think he needs a mental break, because what we don’t want is the slump to start getting into his head.  Then it’ll be an uphill battle that’s twice as difficult.  So perhaps a bit of a rest is in order.  Tek made a throwing error.  Ellsbury got caught, but Pedroia stole second successfully.

For a while it looked like we might be able to pull out a win.  Those two RBIs by Youkilis came on a two-run homer he hit in the eight to bring us within one.  But then in the Rays’ half of the inning, between Bartlett’s bat and legs he ended up at third with two out and a ball came straight at Lugo.  He had to make a rushed throw, and the ball skipped off Youk’s glove.  It was scored as a hit and an RBI.  So Bartlett scored the insurance run and that was the ballgame.  Whether that was more Lugo’s fault or Youk’s fault is difficult to say.  A shortstop needs to make an accurate throw, even in a hurry, and a first baseman needs to catch balls, even in a hurry.

Delcarmen’s 0.00 ERA is gone.  Now it’s 0.63.  And Jones allowed a run as well.  But Ramirez is still perfect and pitched a great two-thirds.

Some other points.  In the ninth, Longoria reached into the stands to catch a foul ball and got annoyed because he thought he was interfered with by a Rays fan wearing a Longoria shirt.  So Longoria took the ball away from Longoria.  Also, the steals.  The Rays recorded eight stolen bases on the day.  Eight.  That’s a club record.  The Rays now lead the Major Leagues in steals as a team with a total of forty.  Carl Crawford alone stole six of those eight (Hernandez and Bartlett stole the other two).  That ties a modern-day Major League record for most bases stolen by one guy in a single game.  He’s the fourth player since 1900 to do it, and the most recent performance of the feat was Eric Young for the Rockies on June 30, 1996.  So in the interest of sportsmanship I tip my cap.  But I’m not happy about it.  Why would anybody be? We of all people should know that stolen bases can turn into runs really quickly.  If that weren’t the case, I wouldn’t have a problem with the steals.  It would be a sort of quirk in Tek’s game, kind of like Dice-K pitching his best with runners in scoring position or the bases loaded.  Yes, it’s unnecessary and I’d be happier if that weren’t the case, but if it’s not hurting anybody, why be concerned? But stolen bases do turn into runs, so it is a cause for concern.  Tek’s not bad at gunning down thieves.  It’s just not one of his fortes.  So definitely something to work on.

So with a record of 15-10, we’re playing .600 ball and are two games behind Toronto in the standings with a two-game series with New York in the Bronx.  Lester at Hughes.  I hope we sweep this one, too.  We sure could use the wins, and if we give the Yankees a good old-fashioned Boston beat-down in the process I won’t complain.

In other news, the Bruins dropped Game Two to Carolina yesterday, 3-0.  Cam Ward shut us out. We allowed two goals in the second period, the first time this postseason we’ve allowed more than one in that time.  (The third goal was an empty-netter.) But it was very well-played.  It was fast-paced, it was clean, it was physical.  It was just a great game to watch anyway, and having Andy Brickley do the color commentary on Versus made it feel like home.  Would’ve been better with a win for the B’s but it’s early in the series.  We need to get a feel for Carolina, and the more we play them, the more we can use our depth to our advantage by adapting to their strengths and exploiting their weaknesses.  Game Three on Wednesday at 7:30PM.  Our first away game of the series.  This is when we need to bear down (no pun intended).

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Well, this is a familiar predicament in which we find ourselves, isn’t it? Let’s hope it ends the way it’s been known to end in the recent past.  One more game.  Just one more game.  Lester at Garza.  This, without a doubt, is the most important game of the season.

Josh Beckett redeemed himself as best he could last night.  By traditional Beckett standards, his shift was shabby at best, but after seeing him at his worst we’ll take what we can get.  He pitched five innings, allowed four hits and two runs, walked one, and fanned three.  The two runs were solo homers, and that was it for the Rays’ offense.  Okajima pitched two perfect innings, and he’s been golden this October.  Masterson held the fort in the eighth, and Papelbon did his thing in the ninth.  Lights out, as usual.

As for the offense, it was just like old times.  Two RBIs for Youkilis, who hit a home run in the second to tie it; one for Ortiz, who finished the night two for four with a walk; and one for none other than el capitan, Jason Varitek, who hit a solo shot to put us ahead in the sixth.  I couldn’t believe it.  Deep down, he man’s still got it.  And even before that, in the fifth inning, he caught a Ray stealing second right before Bartlett hit it out of the park.  Tek, who doesn’t through as well as he used to at all, saved us a run.  I couldn’t believe it.  Coco Crisp had a monster night and was perfect at the plate from the leadoff spot, even if he was picked off at first.  And JD Drew went two for four with a walk.  He’s absolutely on fire.  He’s on another level in October.  It’s fantastic.  Forget about the fact that he had a good year this year.  Forget about the fact that he was as good as any elite slugger in the league in June.  Forget about the fact that he just keeps getting better.  The quality of his play in October alone makes him worth every penny of his five-year deal.

In other news, the broadcast of the game last night was delayed by a substantial block of time.  I’d like to take this opportunity to point out that that never would’ve happened if Fox were broadcasting the ALCS.  I think I speak for all of Red Sox Nation when I say that we are not amused.  Add this to the list of reasons why I’m not a fan of fall ball on TBS.

So, like I said, it’s Lester at Garza.  What more can I say? Let’s get ‘er done and rock it out!

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