One plus about this club–actually there are a lot of plusses–is their ability to bounce back. Resiliency is amazing.
Trailing Beckett 4-1 doesn’t present a pretty rest of the game. J. A. kept us in the game, despite command problems. Offense kicked in in the big inning and comeback win #20 was in the books.
Offense certainly would get a boost it J-Roll gets rolling. He’s too good a player to keep wallowing in the .220 range.
Scuffling Blue Jays come to town tomorrow for three games. Fan animosity now shifts from J. D. Drew to Scott Rolen.
Weekend three-gamer with the Orioles ends Citizens Bank Park baseball this month.
Checking the box scores this morning, there were five complete games in the majors yesterday. Sometimes it takes a week for five complete games.
Clearwater LHP Yohan Flande (6-1) pitched a 9-inning shutout against Jupiter yesterday at Bright House Field. It’s the second 9-inning complete game in our minor league system this season.
The other was by Clearwater RHP Kyle Drabek. He was promoted to AA Reading after his complete game.