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Game Threat: Double Dip Part Two, Blue Jays (6-15) @ Cardinals (10-11)

The Jays had a 4-0 lead in the seventh inning of today’s game, but ended up losing 8-4 in the 11th inning. The best part about it? They play again. They’ll either redeem themselves and make us forget about this afternoon’s catastrophe, or they’ll make it even worse. We shall see, because we all hate ourselves, so we’re going to watch the nightcap regardless.

Roberto Osuna blew the save today by allowing a two-run home run to Randal Grichuk, who has a shitty name. That’s what he had to say about it. Apparently his stuff feels good, but for whatever reason he isn’t getting results. His velocity seems to be down this year, so that’s definitely a problem.

Anyways, on to the next one.

Blue Jays

Casey Lawrence: 8 1/3 IP, 7.56 ERA, 2.280 WHIP, 6.5 SO9

Pigeons

Adam Wainwright: 18 2/3 IP, 6.27 ERA, 1.929 WHIP, 10.6 SO9

Holy fuck what a mismatch. We got Casey Lawrence, the 29-year-old rookie going up against Adam Wainwright, who had already won a World Series and finished as a Cy Young finalist by that age. Thankfully Wainwright is no longer the dominant ace he used to be, and currently has allowed more hits than any other starter in baseball. So maybe Jarrod Saltalamacchia and the boyz can get things going!

    • lukewarmwater

      Cam we don’t all hate ourselves, in fact some of us our very fond of the Toronto Raptors and thus will hopefully watch them move into the second round tonight.

      • Space Ghost

        Tell me: What is the point in watching the Raptors? They are just going to lose against Cleveland eventually, so why even get on the ride? The NBA has no ZERO parity.

        • lukewarmwater

          Well it is one team in the city where I get to see playoff games every year. I get to see referees who try to rob a game, after all one of their colleagues did do jail time. Lock them up, Lock them up, Lock them up. But you are indeed right Ghost as M.V.P. coach, G.M. and League Commissioner and his assistant Adam “Spock” Silver have the fix in for Madison ave. and the t.v. contract to have a repeat of the Warriors and Cavaliers.

      • Kyball

        Why do all of your posts meander off into soliloquies about other sports?
        We get it, you like other things too but holy hell settle down bud.
        Don’t you claim that you used to be a writer? Because I feel like if that were true, you might have a better grasp on how to construct a written thought.
        …either that or you were a “poet” in the 60s/70s, grabbing inspiration from the ether as it floats by, “you don’t have to understand it man… you just have to feel it.”

  • lukewarmwater

    Hopefully Osuna can find his groove again as I’ve watched far too many years where the closer has shit the bed for the team. A demoralising defeat.