Let’s hope not. If the paltry 19
pitches he threw last night (18 fastballs and a slider) are any indication
whatsoever — and they may not be — it would behoove us to keep him around for a
looked crisp and sharp, throwing 15 of those tosses for strikes, giving up just
two hits and no runs.
And, like clockwork, that first
“start” of the season found him posting
online at SoSH almost as soon as the game was over:
Ah the game threads. As
much a right of passage as the game itself in this nation, great to be able to
check in again and see who's ripping whom :)
"Schill looks a
Has there been a time,
since my embryonic state, that I haven't?
245 pds 9/28/06
243 pds 2/28/07
I'll shave 8 more off by
opening day but damned if I won't still look pudgy. Kapler I am not.
In other news...
I will be starting up my
own blog in the near future that I will be posting to frequently over the next
Aiming to tie in Shonda's
Shade Foundation, the ALS Association and the computer gaming company
as parts of it, background stuff really, while I post about baseball, and other
stuff people might like to read about.
Sweet! Shaughnessy must be tearing
his curly red hair out.
Other things we learned last night: Julian
Tavarez will not be the closer. (Or at least he shouldn’t be.)
Donnelly might. And Joel
Pineiro, despite giving up two hits and a run, looked intriguing.
And it was great to see Murphy (2
for 3 with a run scored), Pedroia (1 for 2 with two runs scored) and Ellsbury
(1 for 3 with two RBI) making some noise in the bottom of the order.
I believe the children are our
Although you’ve got to wonder if
they look at a guy like Matt White, a prospect who was a good deal less
talented than them — remember this
nightmare? — and think about maybe getting into the stone quarrying
business instead. “Well
over $2 billion”? Ye gods.
One more thing: Chin