Parties are always lots of fun. But when the party ends, and you have overexerted yourself, it sometimes leaves you feeling a bit tired, and lacking of motivation.
That's what it feels like in Red Sox Nation today.
What a tremendous weekend we had! The Big Sweep! We beat our rivals! 4 home runs in a row, in one inning off the same pitcher! 2 really big comeback wins!
Our own "Boston - un -Massacre" Felt like the playoffs, and its only April... Whooo-hoo!
FAST FORWARD TO MONDAY...
The Yanks are gone, and all that adrenaline has worn off. Feeling a bit tired, and now the Blue Jays are in town.
If there is one thing I've learned following the AL East over the past 30 years, it's this: If you don't bring your A game to the ballpark, your opponent is likely to beat you. Blue Jays or Devil Rays, it doesn't matter. Last night was certainly an example of this theory in action:
The Sox were 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position. 10 left on base during the game
Lugo no hits, Ortiz no hits, Manny no hits.
No rest for the weary, boys. Tonite my buddy Tavarez is on the mound, and he is going to need your support. And don't forget... Countdown 3 days to Round Two, this time in the Bronx.