Cliff Lee went through the New York Yankees like a buzzsaw again, striking out 13 and pitching the Texas Rangers to an 8-0 victory Monday night for a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven AL championship series.
Cliff Lee has pitched so well in the postseason, some fans started wondering whether he doctors the ball.
As the Rangers’ batters battered Phil Hughes this weekend, turning his four innings into a game of musical chairs, one question was left unanswered: Why didn’t Andy Pettitte start Game 2?
Scott Rolen ended it with a swing and a miss that was as fitting as it was frustrating. Three games, a whole lot of nothing.
Brian Fuentes sounded philosophical. “The bad news is we’re down 2-0,” the Minnesota Twins reliever said Friday. “But the good news is we’re only down 2-0.”