Friday, September 21, 2012

Mentally 'Walked-Off' Red Sox Lose 7-4 To Rays

AP Photo/Scott Iskowitz
Your 2012 Carmine Hose suffered their seventh walk-off loss of the year—but the truth is, this team has mentally walked-off for weeks now. Going into the bottom of the ninth with a 4-1 lead and new "closer" Andrew Bailey on the hill, they walked-off down three and now capable of only 79 wins if they run the table. The blown save ruined a true feel-good moment—with formerly dissed Jose Iglesias getting three hits, including his first career home run. But no, no feel goods here. We'll spare you the details, but this one was a 7-4 stinker.