So, things were different at Fenway Park tonight – compared to what they were four years ago yesterday, huh?
What can you possible say about Joba Chamberlain? How about “Move over Mel Stottlemyre and take 1964 off the board?”
An awesome job by Chamberlain to make that one gift run (that the Yankees “scored”) hold up. Sure, the plays by Melky and Cano in the second inning were web-gems. But, tonight was all Joba.
I love Andy Pettitte. And, what Mike Mussina’s done this season has been magic. But, right now, you can make a case that Joba Chamberlain is the ace of the Yankees starting staff. And, if the post-season started right now, I want Joba to get the ball for Games One, Four and Seven.
Oh, did Chamberlain throw at Youkilis? Let’s be honest. To me, the answer is yes. Know what? That’s just another reason why tonight is so much different from four years and a day ago.
Two last items…
I guess Kyle Farnsworth still has a little Kyle Farnsworth in him? Good job by General Joe to pull the plug on him – and quickly.
And, I finally figured out who Coco Crisp, of the Red Sox, reminds me of…
It’s “Elaan of Troyius” from Star Trek (The Original Series). Not sure yourself? Well, check this out: