Before the game, Mark McLemore picked Scott Feldman as his “player to watch.” I was already feeling wary about Feldman’s start (his last few have been horrendous), and this only made me more nervous. As I’ve mentioned on here before, Feldman is one of my favorite players. I don’t know why. He just is. His rough outings have been as hard on me as they were on him. OK, probably not, but trust me, I was feeling some pain over them.
As it turns out, I didn’t need to worry about Feldman tonight. He pitched well, especially considering some of the poor defensive plays behind him. That botched doubleplay in the 6th was the worst. It should have ended the inning, but Elvis Andrus made a really bad throw to Michael Young at first base, and Young couldn’t make the tag. Sigh. (Elvis botched another double play throw the next inning behind Robbie Ross, so apparently he’s not just out to get Feldman. I’m convinced he just doesn’t like throwing to Michael Young.) That 6th inning cont