I don't care how poorly we played: 12 LOB, 1 for 11 RISP, a couple embarrassing mental mistakes and TWO coach ejections (actually those were well played). We won. A wild day game, 4-2 in 10 innings over the blue goo. Crazy shit was happening. I swear the umps were on drugs. There was even a Panda induced bench clearing non-incident. Sure, Tim deserved the decision but getting the "W" was all that matters. A huge win considering it comes right before the longest road trip of the year. I'll leave the announcers to broil the umps. I want to talk...
About Tim: Our Ace has never lost to the doggers and he wasn't going to let it happen today. On his 120th pitch, with 2 outs and 2 strikes, the best scum hitter drove in the tying run and denied Tim #13 again. That was the FOURTH HIT he had yielded - one of those was an infield hit and another was a blown call! The guy gives up baserunners like Bengie draws walks. He ended with 8.2 innings, 2 runs, 7 strikeouts and 1 walk. Somehow he lowered his ERA to the league leading 2.19. Don't forget the league leading 205 strikeouts. Its easy to call Uribe the hero, but we all know who saved the day.
Tim Trivia Time: (This is a toughie. I'd be impressed if you know without looking it up)
Who is Amos Ruthie? and what does he have to do with Tim?