Found May 10, 2012 on
Waiting For Next Year:
Alejandro De Aza
Chicago White Sox
Boston Red Sox
The old adage in baseball is momentum is the next day’s starting pitcher. The beauty of the game of baseball is the you can turn the page after a bad night. The season is a marathon, not a sprint. You can’t get too high or too low after one game.
Take last night for example.
The game between the Tribe and the Chicago White Sox was delayed by an hour thanks to a light rain storm. The umpires didnt want to start the game, get the pitchers all warmed up, and then have a delay. They would have been better off just calling the game for the Indians sake.
The White Sox abused Jeanmar Gomez during a six-run fourth inning which for all intents and purposes ended the game. Chicago would go on to take the final game of the series 8-1.
They got two in the first inning for the second straight night, this time thanks to an Adam Dunn homer. Interestingly in the last three games of the series, Dunn crushed a pitch in the first inning deep into the Cleveland skies. On Monday night, Michael Brantley ...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
The losingest pitcher in the National League last year is now one of the winningest pitchers in the American League. So far, the Indians are quite happy with their offseason trade for Derek Lowe.
Lowe pitched six solid innings Thursday night to get the win in the Indians' 8-3 victory over Boston. Pitching in his former home park, against one of his former teams, Lowe held the...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jake Peavy coasted for six innings before giving up a run in the seventh and Adam Dunn homered, leading the Chicago White Sox to an easy 8-1 win over the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night and a split of their four-game series.
Peavy (4-1) allowed seven hits, struck out five and had little difficulty with the Indians, who didn't get a runner...
The Cleveland Indians were looking to get a win and take 3 out of four from the Chicago White Sox last night when they sent Jeanmar Gomez to the mound to face the White Sox. Things didn’t go exactly Gomez’s way, in the first inning Gomez surrendered a two run blast to Chicago’s Dunn. Then in the fourth inning Gomez had one of his worse outings ever as the White Sox rallied...
The losingest pitcher in the National League last year is now one of the winningest pitchers in the American League. So far, the Cleveland Indians are quite happy with their offseason trade for Derek Lowe. Lowe pitched six solid innings Thursday night to get the win in the Indians' 8-3 victory over Boston. Pitching in his former home park, against one of his former teams, Lowe...
Last season the White Sox were supposed to be great. I was positive that they would run away with the division. Adam Dunn had just been brought in to bolster the offense and the team had a rock solid starting rotation. Setup man extraordinaire Matt Thornton looked poised to make a seamless transition to the closer’s role. But as we now know, everything that could go wrong did for...
Some Astros fans went to a game against the White Sox and dressed in Fidel Castro clothing to tweak manager Ozzie Guillen.
Simple Jack loves The Thirsty Parrot. GET IT? Wocka wocka!
In case you are a West Virginia alumnus and thus can not read a calendar, we are now currently in the month of May. In the sporting landscape, it is an average month as football provides us with very little and that counterbalances the basketball and hockey playoffs. On the diamond, this time of year provides us with...
The red hot Cleveland Indians seem to be doing no wrong these days. Every decision Manager Manny Acta has made seems to be the right one. The right strings are being pulled. However last night, after the Indians used a little Progressive Field magic eighth inning comeback, Acta made a decision that was scrutinzed after the White Sox took the game 5-3 in 10 innings.
The Tribe offense...
Johnny Damon looked around the ballpark he once called home. Sitting in the visitors' dugout, looking fit at 38 years old and wearing a T-shirt proclaiming "there's no safety on these guns," Damon was talking about playing left field at Fenway Park. "I was just showing the guys where [Manny] was standing on that play," Damon said of the infamous Manny...
Johnny Damon spent five seasons in Boston, and the former Red Sox center fielder loved every minute of his time in the uniform. Damon returned to Fenway Park on Thursday night, this time as a member of the Cleveland Indians. Damon was excited about his return and reminisced on his time with the club. Check out the video above to see NESN's Jenny Dell chat up Damon before Thursday's game.
Derek Lowe has pitched in 194 career games at Fenway Park. Of those games, 53 of them have been starts. Only one of those starts has come as a member of the opposition. That number will grow to two on Thursday night when the veteran right-hander leads the Indians into Boston to take on the Red Sox in the first of four games between Cleveland and Boston. Lowe's only other start...
First Pitch: Thursday 7:10, Friday 7:10, Saturday 7:10, Sunday 1:35
Arms: Thursday: Derek Lowe, RHP (4-1, 2.39 ERA) vs. Josh Beckett, RHP (2-3, 4.45 ERA)
Friday: Ubaldo Jimenez, RHP (3-2, 4.04 ERA) vs. Clay Buchholz, RHP (3-1, 9.09 ERA)
Saturday: Josh Tomlin, RHP (1-2, 4.67 ERA) vs. Felix Doubront, LHP (2-1, 5.29 ERA)
Sunday: Justin Masterson, RHP (1-2, 4.89 ERA) vs. Daniel...
It's always fun when Johnny Damon returns to Boston. Not because he won't do any damage against the Red Sox, but because it's easy to remember the good times he spent donning a BoSox jersey. Damon still stands as one of the most colorful Red Sox players of all time, delighting the Fenway Faithful each tim he took the field. Whether it was his dirt dog mentality or his...
Cleveland Indians' Jack Hannahan, right, celebrates his two-run home run that drove in Michael Brantley (23) as Boston Red Sox catcher Kelly Shoppach, rear, watches in the second inning of a baseball game in Boston, Thursday, May 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
As a Cleveland Indians fan, Josh Beckett can golf as much as he wants before facing the Tribe.
Beckett, a starting...
Player of the Game
Jairo Asencio was tonight's Player of the Game with his solid relief outing and the lack of Indians offense. Asencio pitched 2.1 perfect innings, striking out 2 batters. His score of 3.09 gives him his second Player of the Game award of the season.
Casey Kotchman is finally starting to swing the bat and get on base. He started this series with...