Archive for April 8th, 2011

Showalter Me What You’re Made of…

As Adam eloquently wrote in his last post, how the team responded after suffering their first loss of the season was going to tell us a lot about the team.  If you watched the 9–5 win over Brad Penny and the Tigers, you know the team in most respects responded well.

Overcoming three deficits and exploiting the underbelly that is middle relief is what good teams do. Key parts of our lineup emerged from their caves of hibernation.  Notably, Guerrero destroying a fastball on a rope to centerfield and Jones getting into the action with a standout night at the plate and in the field. Nice save there Nick, if you’re reading.  It’s also worth mentioning the bullpen shut the door when it needed to get the job done.

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