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Open Thread: 9.28.07 vs. Minnesota

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Let's clinch it tonight. No need to drag this on anymore, right?

Dice-K versus Slowey tonight. Yes, his name is Slowey. My lord, if we ever should win a game, it should be against a guy named Slowey.

Lineups:

Boston:

  1. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
  2. Manny Ramirez. LF
  3. David Ortiz, DH
  4. Mike Lowell, 3B
  5. J.D. Drew, RF
  6. Kevin Youkilis, 1B
  7. Jason Varitek, C
  8. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
  9. Julio Lugo, SS
Minnesota:
  1. Jason Bartlett, SS
  2. Jason Kubel, LF
  3. Torii Hunter, CF
  4. Justin Morneau, DH
  5. Michael Cuddyer, RF
  6. Garrett Jones, 1B
  7. Matthew LeCroy, C
  8. Brian Buscher, 3B
  9. Nick Punto, 2B
In another news, Clay Buchholz was shut down. Theo Epstein said it was a "last option." I have no problem with this. I'd rather have Clay healthy the rest of his career than try and pitch in October. Our pitching staff is good enough not to need him.