Saturday, October 13, 2007

Playoff update and open thread

Anyone else get the same sinking feeling that I have after two games in the NLCS and one game in the ALCS? That both of these series are big mismatches and going to end in sweeps, making for what will have to be one of the most anticlimatic post-seasons in memory? A lot is going to be riding on Fausto Carmona's arm in game 2 of the ALCS tonight. He's got to pitch a good game to keep things interesting in at least one of the series, he's got to be a rock for the Tribe because CC looks gassed, and it would probably be a good idea if he gets David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez out a couple times (they got on base 10 times in 10 chances last night). Anyways, Carmona takes the mound at 8 tonight against Curt Schilling while the hopes of the country for an interesting series and to not have to watch a sanctimonious Curt Schilling victory press conference ride on his shoulders.