The Baseball Desert

Saturday, August 12, 2006

In the nick of time

I spent the last two weeks in almost total ignorance of what the Red Sox have been getting up to, and from what I have read, that's no bad thing. However, in honour of my return to the land of the living, the Sox decided to kick some Oriole ass, which I have to say was most pleasant to watch, especially after a long drive back from the mountains in the pouring rain.

I was doubly pleased with last night's game, as it allowed us to witness the dawn of the "Mike Lowell: Superhero" era - long may it continue.

Today the Orioles send Kris Benson to the mound, against whom Manny has a career batting average of .818. Methinks Mr Ramirez is looking forward to the game...