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NY Mets at BOSTON, Wednesday, March 7, 2007
FINAL: SOX 9, Mets 5

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Post icon  Posted 07 March 2007 - 12:12 PM

Game time: 1:05 pm

Scheduled starters: Chan Ho Park v. Tim Wakefield

Papelbon will also pitch today.



The game will be on NESN and on WRKO.

Ft. Myers weather:

Noon observation at FMY: Wind out of the east at 12 mph, visibility 10 miles, sky clear, temperature 72F, DP 49F

Forecast: Sunny, with a light east wind. It will be in the low 70s.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 01:04 PM

Mets:

Jose Reyes, SS
David Newhan, LF
David Wright, 3B
Ruben Sierra, DH
Jose Valentin, 2B
Lastings Milledge, RF
Mike Carp, 1B
Ramo Castro, C
Ben Johnson, CF
Chan Ho Park -- SP

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Julio Lugo, SS
Kevin Youkilis, 1B
David Ortiz, DH
Manny Ramirez, LF
J.D. Drew, RF
Mike Lowell, 3B
Coco Crisp, CF
Doug Mirabelli, C
Alex Cora, 2B
Tim Wakefield -- SP
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 01:37 PM

nice inning by the Sox.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 01:57 PM

Wakefield looks like he's got the K ball working the way he wants to. Got into a bit of trouble in the 2nd but he's put up 3 zero's

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 02:35 PM

How about those running Red Sox. Cora and Lugo taking the extra base and forcing a bad throw to score a run.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 02:48 PM

Great catch!!
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 02:49 PM

As much as I loved Trupe... I am already loving Geffner.

How does Papelbon look?
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 02:51 PM

Did you see that catch Bobby Scales made?
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 02:58 PM

View Postivebeentruped, on Mar 7 2007, 02:45 PM, said:

As much as I loved Trupe... I am already loving Geffner.

How does Papelbon look?



That isn't Geffner; it's Dave O'Brien today, and he is much better than Geffner...
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:18 PM

View PostRedSoxAnni, on Mar 7 2007, 11:54 AM, said:

That isn't Geffner; it's Dave O'Brien today, and he is much better than Geffner...

Hmm... I knew that.

And if that doesn't tell us the state of soccer in the United States, than I don't know what does.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:20 PM

Wow, Donnelly... Pee-yew!

That didn't help his chances of becoming a closer!

Wake was good, Paps was fantastic, Donnelly couln't find the strike zone with a map and compass, and Okaji gave up a HR against a mediocre RHH.

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:22 PM

Nice to see Okajima get lit up in his first televised game.

I wish Francona let Donnelly try to work his way out of the jam.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:29 PM

Paps just said he wants to see the season shorter, in response to a question about if he thinks the spring training is too long.

Sorry Paps, not going to happen, it's too long for you and too short for me.

He looked great today though.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:32 PM

Has Okajima faced any lefties so far? I mean, that's going to be his only role, if he does in fact have a role...
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:35 PM

View Postivebeentruped, on Mar 7 2007, 03:28 PM, said:

Has Okajima faced any lefties so far? I mean, that's going to be his only role, if he does in fact have a role...


Not sure if he's faced a lefty yet.

I think they are trying him out against righties to see if he can be served as more than just a LOOGY.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:38 PM

View PostRed Sox Fan2, on Mar 7 2007, 03:18 PM, said:

Nice to see Okajima get lit up in his first televised game.

I wish Francona let Donnelly try to work his way out of the jam.


He tried that 2 runs ago. When a guy jus doesn't have it you have to pull him. It was a good decision. It just didn't work.

Francona takes some grief for not pulling pitchers until it's too late -- give him some credit when he gets it right.

View PostRed Sox Fan2, on Mar 7 2007, 03:31 PM, said:

Not sure if he's faced a lefty yet.

I think they are trying him out against righties to see if he can be served as more than just a LOOGY.



Yes, and he did face 1 lefty -- I think he gave up a double. Pretty good against the RHH's other than the HR tho.

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:41 PM

View PostImgran, on Mar 7 2007, 03:34 PM, said:

He tried that 2 runs ago. When a guy jus doesn't have it you have to pull him. It was a good decision. It just didn't work.

Francona takes some grief for not pulling pitchers until it's too late -- give him some credit when he gets it right.


But it's ST. Pull a guy when he looks like he's struggling during the regular season but in ST let him work his way out, unless he looks too inept.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:48 PM

I liked the look of that Paps line.

Oh man, we might have a really special 1-2-3-4 this year.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:50 PM

If Lopez was trying to prove he's more than a LOOGY, that inning will help him.

And so did Bobby Scales.

View PostRed Sox Fan2, on Mar 7 2007, 03:37 PM, said:

But it's ST. Pull a guy when he looks like he's struggling during the regular season but in ST let him work his way out, unless he looks too inept.


I was watching that inning. He was doing something wrong and settling himself into some kind of bad habit. Every time Cash talked to him he threw some strikes and then lost his command again.

If a guy 's settling himself into a bad habit it might make sense to pull him and let him get some work in with the pitching coach to get out of it.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 04:02 PM

Ed Rogers with the walk off grand slam!!!!

Cool.
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