Eric D. Schabell
Yesterday in game 2 of the World Series, John Lackey put together another great outing, but somehow ended up on the short end of the stick with the loss.
This time as the camera found him in the dugout, you could really see the disgust on his face.
All season long he has been afflicted with the nasty syndrome of run-support-itis. We looked at this back in September here at Red Sox Life and suggested it was time for him to put bounties on runs.
The headlines have been brutal too.
John Lackey redemption tour sidelined by teammates
Lackey takes another tough-luck loss
John Lackey once again victimized by poor luck
You can't imagine how hard it is to sit in the dugout after a good performance and watch your reliever give up the lead, get you tagged with two more runners that were left on base, and for the icing on the cake you get to take the loss. You have to feel for the guy, so we though...