#31 / Pitcher / Boston Red Sox
Jan 07, 1984
|2011 - Jon Lester||10-4||18||18||0||0||0||0||114.1||98||44||42||14||40||110||3.31||1.21|
No? It's not. Okay, fine then.
The Red Sox are up against the Royals tonight in a battle between the unstoppable force and the entirely movable object. We're talking leaves in the wind. A paper boat in the middle of a storm. The Orioles pitching staff.
Ok, not quite the last one, but still, pretty close. Need an example? Try this fine specimen on for size:
#34 / Pitcher / Kansas City Royals
Sep 09, 1983
|2011 - Kyle Davies||1-9||12||12||0||0||0||0||55.1||79||51||45||7||25||44||7.32||1.88|
That man right there will have to take on this lineup:
- Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
- Dustin Pedroia, 2B
- Adrian Gonzalez, 1B
- Kevin Youkilis, 3B
- David Ortiz, DH
- Carl Crawford, LF
- Josh Reddick, RF
- Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
- Marco Scutaro, SS
Yeah, so that isn't too likely to go well.
Now that I've thoroughly jinxed this mismatch by calling it just that, there's only one thing to say: