Thursday, September 4, 2014

See-Saw Sox Lose Again; Fall To Empire, 5-1

 (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
Eventually, Anthony Ranaudo was going to have to lose a major league start. It happened on Wednesday night, as The Bronx Embalmers (or, more specifically, the undertaker named Brian McCann) beat the Sox, 5-1. The annoying pattern of 'winning one/losing one' continues in this Season of Sisyphus—and that ain't no myth. Ranaudo went 5.1 innings—giving up six hits and three earned runs. The "offense" was provided mostly by Brock Holt (the RBI) and Daniel Nava (two more hits). The Valentine Magic Number is stuck at 9.