things I keep playing over in my mind, sure. The fact that Alex
Cora started at short. The fact that JD
Drew didn’t actually go around. The fact that Pedroia “just
got under it.”
But I’m not
It was a
damn great series. And they’re one hell of a baseball team. They played us
tough, and we gave it right back to them, and in the end they edged us out by
just that much.
And it’s a
good thing Theo’s not
losing sleep, because he’ll need to be well-rested for all the work he’s
got ahead of him this winter.
In the mean
time, we’ve got nothing whatsoever to hang our heads about. If we’d lost on
Thursday night, I’d definitely be feeling differently. But as it is, I’m proud
of what we managed to do this year. And I’m very curious to see what this squad
will look like when spring training gets
underway in 129 days.