According to Theo, the Red Sox off season signings were going to significantly upgrade the teams defense and pitching.
He could have just signed Tanner Boyle for a carton of Camel Lights and a 6 pack of Coors and gotten the same result.
Baseball is a game played by human beings. And even perennial Gold Glove players make errors. And I'm the first to admit I probably couldn't play catch with the average major league player without dropping 3 out of every 10 throws.
But when you start off the season playing 2 of your most hated rivals in the first 4 series and it looks like filming of "The Bad News Bears Start a Major League Franchise" is underway it sort of crawls all over your nerves.
Although Scutaro hitting that bomb over the Monster sort of helps.
Maybe one day I'll actually get a life and this game I love won't mean so much, especially in the first 2 weeks of a 6 month season.
I seriously doubt it.
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