Thursday, May 07, 2009

I've Got Some Good News and Some Bad News...

...for Cleveland Indians fans.

The good news:

Indians pitcher Matt Herges retired three Red Sox batters in a row in the bottom of the sixth tonight. Nicely done.

The bad news:

Boston had already scored 12 runs in the inning.

BOSTON (AP)—The Boston Red Sox tied a modern major-league record with 12 runs in an inning before making an out and Tim Wakefield(notes) won his fourth straight decision, 13-3 over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.

From the play-by-play:

Bottom 6th: Boston

- J. Lugo singled to left
- D. Pedroia walked, J. Lugo to second
- J. Bay doubled to deep center, J. Lugo scored, D. Pedroia to third
- M. Lowell intentionally walked
- R. Baldelli singled to center, J. Bay and D. Pedroia scored, M. Lowell to third
- J.D. Drew walked, R. Baldelli to second
- M. Kobayashi relieved J. Sowers
- J. Bailey doubled to left, M. Lowell and R. Baldelli scored, J.D. Drew to third
- N. Green singled to second
- G. Kottaras singled to center, J. Bailey and J.D. Drew scored, N. Green to second
- J. Lugo singled to third, N. Green to third, G. Kottaras to second
- D. Pedroia singled to left, N. Green and G. Kottaras scored, J. Lugo to second
- M. Herges relieved M. Kobayashi
- J. Bay homered to deep right center, J. Lugo and D. Pedroia scored
- M. Lowell grounded out to shortstop
- R. Baldelli struck out swinging
- J.D. Drew grounded out to second

That was one family-sized can of Whup-Ass!