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Foo is Foo!

Posted By Alex Belth On September 20, 2011 @ 8:41 am In 1: Featured,Baseball Musings,Bronx Banter,Yankees | Comments Disabled

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A.J. Burnett, John Lackey. They both pitched yesterday and not very well, though their teams won anyhow.

Here’s Burnett:

“Well, I didn’t get through the fifth because I wasn’t allowed to get through the fifth. It wasn’t that I couldn’t get through the fifth,” Burnett said of Girardi lifting him with a runner on second and none out in that inning. “Whatever people want to yell or whatever people want to think, I always have confidence in myself and that’s all that matters.”
(N.Y. Daily News [2])

And Lackey:

“Physically, arm-strength wise, I felt about as good as I had all year,’’ said Lackey whose ERA rose to 6.49 after he allowed 11 hits and eight runs in 4 1/3 innings. It marked the 13th time in the last 19 games a Sox starter has gone five innings or fewer.

“I’m glad we won, but I’m pretty frustrated,’’ Lackey said.
(Boston Globe [3])

Burnett or Lackey. Pick one.


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[2] N.Y. Daily News: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/yankees/2011/09/20/2011-09-20_aj_keeps_rotation_questions_spinning.html

[3] Boston Globe: http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2011/09/20/red_sox_hit_back_with_18_runs_gain_split_with_orioles/

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