Advertisement
Username Password  
Forgot Password?
New Here? Click here to sign up.



  BLOGS
Blogs Home
 
Saturday May 27th, 2017  

 Gaffe prolongs Vlad\'s October woes
posted 8 years ago

After it was over, Vladimir Guerrero sat in a chair in the middle of the Angels' clubhouse with two big ice packs on his knees. He was alone in his thoughts. All he had with him was a beeper to tell him when the ice packs had been on long enough. Across the way, reporters were surrounding losing pitcher John Lackey, who was explaining what happened on Jason Bay's two-run home run. It was another tough playoff game for Guerrero. He was 2-for-4 on Wednesday with two singles, but the veteran slugger is still only a career .203 hitter with just one extra-base hit in the postseason. That was a home run that came four years ago. Still, it was not Guerrero's bat but his baserunning that came into question in the Angels' 4-1 loss to the Red Sox in Game 1 of the American League Division Series. Guerrero's miscalculation was clearly the biggest play of the game, and it came after he singled with one out in the eighth inning, the Angels trailing, 2-1. Guerrero, who has to deal with bad knees on a daily basis and has for a long time, tried to go from first base to third on Torii Hunter's weak popup that fell just beyond first baseman Kevin Youkilis' reach in short right field. But Youkilis reacted quickly and threw out Guerrero at third. Instead of having two on with one out, the Angels were left with Hunter on first with two outs, and Howie Kendrick grounded out against reliever Justin Masterson to end the inning. It would seem surprising that Guerrero would risk such a play with his bad knees, but his teammates came to his defense. It was a tough night for Guerrero and the Angels' offense. The Halos had nine hits, but they were all singles. The Nos. 2-5 hitters in the lineup were 8-for-15, but Chone Figgins was 0-for-5 in the leadoff spot and Kendrick was 0-for-4 batting sixth. The Angels were also 1-for-7 with runners in scoring position. Guerrero had two hits but was hitless in his only at-bat with runners in scoring position. He came up with two runners on and one out in the first inning, swung at the first pitch and flied out to right. He is now just 2-for-14 with runners in scoring position in his career during the post season.

0 Comments | Add a comment  

 

FAVORITE BLOGS

Falcons failing on pass defense

posted 8 years ago
Report: Cowboys CB Newman could need surgery for sports hernia

posted 8 years ago
Get The Free NFL Football Picks For Betting In Online

posted 2 years ago
Jet's Darrelle Revis Where will he land?

posted 4 years ago
Philadelphia at Charlotte NBA Monday

posted 5 years ago
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Wednesday

posted 5 years ago
Online Horse Betting - A Look At The Gulfstream Oaks 2011

posted 6 years ago
2011 Belmont Stakes Picks - Revenge for Animal Kingdom?

posted 5 years ago
UFC Who will Donald Cerrone face next?

posted 5 years ago
NFL Another Offer on the Table for Kevin Kolb?

posted 5 years ago
2011 Kentucky Derby Predictions - Mucho Macho Man Looks To Make A Statement

posted 6 years ago
Big games, and an identity, for the Trop

posted 8 years ago
McNabb Benched?

posted 9 years ago
Charlotte at Minnesota recap Wednesday night

posted 5 years ago
Pre-game report: Westbrook\'s active

posted 8 years ago
Vets need to Cowboy Up

posted 9 years ago
Madness

posted 8 years ago
Miami vs. New Jersey

posted 8 years ago
More Pre-season Raiderettes

posted 9 years ago
Miss USA 2011 Odds

posted 5 years ago
Colts’ ‘greatest game’ endures

posted 8 years ago
Griffey is willing to play ball with White Sox

posted 8 years ago
Hutch kids in college - an online update

posted 8 years ago
Monday's NBA Odds plays

posted 5 years ago
NBA Washington at Phoenix Preview Monday

posted 5 years ago
NFL Daunte Culpepper looking to make a return to NFL?

posted 5 years ago
Horse Racing contest this weekend - NBA Tuesday Atlanta at Indiana

posted 5 years ago
Houston at Boston recap OT

posted 5 years ago
2008 Civil Rights Game

posted 8 years ago
Kansas City at Minnesota recap Friday

posted 5 years ago

  Return to Blogs








My Home | My Picks | My Profile | Betting Tools | Groups | Blogs | How It Works | Rules | About | Contact

Copyright © 2017 Odds Breakers. All rights reserved.