Speaking of not well played...Tim Lincecum had another quite unremarkable and uninspired performance. 4.2 innings, 4 hits, 2 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 strikeouts. Just a generally "un" type of night. He started very strong but when Duffy failed to turn a double play in the fourth, it all unravelled. He threw over thirty pitches, lost a two run lead, and looked like a steamed rutabaga when he was done. I'm talking bright red and sweat pouring down his face. I would have considered a new pitcher to start the fifth, but Bochy left he in even after the pitcher crushed a double. Three batters later, we were behind and Tim was finally yanked. Tim definitely pitched poorly but he got no defensive or managerial help either.
Speaking of not well played (part 2)... I was just talking about how great Strickland is, so, of course, he came in and gave up three quick hits. I totally feel responsible for that blown save. However, it took a very weak job by Romo to actually lose this one. He blows them in bunches, so watch out for the next couple appearances.
Do we actually fly all the way home for a night game tomorrow? Ouch, that's a long trip. Oh well, good thing it is MadBum.
Orange Friday (and the LAST DAY OF MY WORK YEAR!!), so WOOHOO!!