The hit parade continues
I hate to say this, but I kind of feel bad for the Chicago White Sox because they had almost no chance of winning last night’s 14-0 drubbing at the hands of the Blue Jays. It all started going downhill for them in the first inning when Alexei Ramirez booted a routine double play ball which eventually lead to 3 runs. And after that, the Blue Jays never looked back.
Last night’s win was a complete team effort; everyone contributed including Jose Bautista with his first homerun of the year. Brian Tallet was completely dialed in, aside from a bases loaded scare in the 3rd inning. Anyone who was initially skeptical about Brian Tallet moving into the starting rotation should take a look at the boxscore from the last few games he has pitched.
While the Jays shortstop Marco Scutaro is putting together a phenomenal season so far, on the other side of the diamond, Chicago’s Alexei Ramirez seems to be suffering from a sophomore slump. Although he was only charged with one error, Ramirez bobbled the ball on several occasions and could not get anything right on the field. The White Sox would have probably been better to send a cardboard cutout to shortstop rather than Alexei Ramirez. There is no doubt that Ozzie Guillen probably chewed him out after that horrendous performance.
Front to back, it was a great game for the Blue Jays. Today’s task is much more daunting though; Brian Burres faces off against Mark Buehrle. The White Sox will be looking for redemption today, so look for them to be very aggressive at the plate today. But I’m pretty sure that the Blue Jays will measure up to the task.
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