Win or go home
In Game No. 170, that is what it has come down to for the 2007 Red Sox. They have their best pitcher going, maybe the best in baseball. They have an offense ready to break out. But will Sabathia let them?
I’m surprised that the national talk shows seem to be rattled by Manny’s comments yesterday. I was standing right next to him when he was talking and it was pure Manny. He’s just a relaxed individual who was reminding people that this is baseball — not life or death.
As a regular e-mailer just typed to me, "Surprising? I
knew he didn’t feel pressure, have known that from watching him from
the beginning. So what? He’s a big, gifted kid, and I hope he keeps
having fun for another two weeks.
No lineup shakeups tonight.