Judging the Royals

August 9, 2013

Jon Lester’s first-inning blowup

Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester started the bottom of the first by going 2-1 on Lorenzo Cain. 2-1 is a fastball count and Cain got one: 94 miles an hour’s worth. Lorenzo turned it around and doubled over left fielder Jonny Gomes head. Nobody out, score 0-0, runner on second; it was Eric Hosmer’s job to make sure Lorenzo moved from second to third base by the time Hosmer’s AB was over—Hosmer got the job done.

Judging the Royals

Lee Judge breaks down the Royals, game by game.

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