Back In Boston
I wonder if it's a good thing that Clay has a plan. Personally, I think the whole "head case" thing is overblown, but it's not too crazy to think that Clay might really benefit from the simple act of thinking less on each pitch.
It's hard to believe Francona here to begin with, but then he goes and praises Saltalamacchia's catching and we know there's not much of substance to be found here.
The Captain is a man, not a machine.
Around The AL East
An absolutely ridiculous finish to the night for one Brent Lillibridge. Walkoff homers get all the attention--walkoff hits in general, really. But sometimes you have walk-off fielding. This is one of those times.
MLB In General
Now, is this a "lucky us" thing or a "well of course not, we only win/lose in blowouts" sort of thing?