*Picture courtesy of the awesome Kelly O'*
5 hits. 8 K's. 2 BB's. 9 innings.
Final score? 7-0 Red Sox and all of a sudden, all is right with the world.
Jon Lester walked into the House that Ruth built and gave the proverbial bird to the ghosts, the Monuments, and the Steinbrenner family all at once. Jeter, Slappy, and HGHiambi? Meh, what else you got?
After watching 5 straight losses, words can't express how bitchin' it was to sit back, relax, and watch the hapless MFY's flail away at everything he threw up there. Captain Intangibles, the great Derek Jeter even had an error. Thankfully, I was watching the NESN feed and didn't have to listen to the Yankee announcers blame it on the dirt, the wind, or his ED problems.
Only thing better than that would have been Slappy taking a ground ball off his marbles and being taken off on a stretcher screaming "WHY? WHY ME, Madonna?"
Hey. It's a 4 game series.
A guy can hope.