*Photo courtesy of sittingstill.net*
Tonight in Seattle, Kason Gabbard takes the hill for the Red Sox in his second Major League start this year. This is one of my favorite things about watching baseball: seeing the future stars get their shot.
It's a little easier watching a guy get his feet wet with a 10 game lead, granted, but Gabbard made 4 starts last year, going 1-3, but had a 3.51 era which isn't too shabby.
He's got his work cut out for him tonight: Felix Hernandez on the bump, and Ichiro at the plate. Best news I've heard all day? Lugo is getting the night off, with Cora getting the start at SS tonight. I know you can't break out of a slump sitting on the bench, but man, has he been a momentum sucking hole in the lineup this year. $36 million for a guy who looks as lost at the plate right now as anyone I've ever seen, including me in the fast pitch section at the batting cages.
This Week on My TV: November 15, 2014
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