Saturday, May 02, 2009

Time to Wake things up!

Tonight we see the pitcher who is fast becoming our "stopper" - Tim Wakefield. He's really picked up the team in his last two outings - even pitching a near no-hitter in one game. We need him to hold down the Tampa offense tonight - they've been pounding our pitching the last two nights. But we also need OUR offense to click - and particularly David Ortiz. Big Papi has started slow this year - I'm not really worried yet, but it is cause for concern. He just looks lost at the plate. And this is not something we're used to seeing from him. This is not our Big Papi - we're used to seeing the big smile and the effortless swings. It's early yet in the season, but....

This is a great video from the ProJo. Fishing for autographs at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. What a great tradition!

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