Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Digging Brad Penny in the Orange and Black

; ;I don't think anyone expected that! ;How about 8 shutout innings in a small ball park against the defending World Series Champion Phillies! ;And it was the real line-up too: ;Rollins, Victorino, Utley, Howard, Werth, Ibanez. ;How many all-stars and/or MVP's are in that batting order? ;Penny looked comfortable, and was surprisingly NOT rusty at all, throwing an easy 94 MPH as late as the 8th-inning. ;His last start for Boston was August 21st when he allowed 8 earned runs to the Yankees in just four innings of work. ;Wednesday, it was some timely double plays, good defense, and plenty of composure from a 10-year vet. ;This was A BIT of an upgrade over Joe Martinez and Ryan Sadowski. ;(By the way, sorry to see the team designate the "Big Sadowski" for assignment - we barely knew you.

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