It has been tough to watch Tim Wakefield try to get his elusive 200th career win. So I was glad I missed last night's game.
He got roughed up badly by a lousy Oakland A's club, as he gave up eight runs in four innings. (And what has happened to Matt Albers? He allowed four runs in the 8th inning, in what was basically garbage time.) A truly awful 15-5 loss. Wake has now gone six starts without getting that win.
With Andrew Miller now pitching so well, does Wakefield head for the pen?
New York's loss in Baltimore keeps the Red Sox up by one game.
Doubleheader is scheduled for today, and we'll see if the weather cooperates.