I feel like we’re back in May. Or: Ugh. Another loss.

Okay. So, the White Sox offense has scored 2 runs since last Sunday. This hurts my soul a little bit.

I am going to be even more depressed if, when I wake up tomorrow, we have the same players in the same place in the line-up and nothing has changed. I have read that Ozzie feels that shaking up the line-up tells his players that he doesn’t have confidence in things.

Well, with the starting rotation holding it together fairly well, the bullpen holding it together fairly well, and the defense is pretty even (though, could be better in places), the major kink in the machinery would seem to be the offense. I like so much about this team, but I have to wonder if maybe – at least for the moment – we don’t have a few reasons to have some wavering confidence…

I want to have fun watching a baseball game again. I don’t need to win every game, but I would like to not have the entire hope of winning the game disappear the moment the ace of our starting rotation gives up a solo-HR on 3 hits over the course of 8 innings.

I said in my post earlier today that I wanted to make it through this series without having to tip my cap to another pitcher. Well, with Hudson’s first ever-complete game, limiting us to (I think) 3 hits and one run, it looks like I’m taking my hat off again.

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2 responses to “I feel like we’re back in May. Or: Ugh. Another loss.

  1. That is not a fun kind of game to watch. I understand. I think part of it is your Sox keep playing teams when they’re hot and there’s nothing to be done for that except shake things up. Sounds like a good time for a lineup switch to me.
    — Kristen

    • Well, it worked. I don’t know, but pretty much everyone on my team seems to do better with a day or two sitting on the bench every once in a while. Thank goodness we have a 3B/1B without a regular job, someone who plays all 3 OF positions and Omar Vizquel, who could probably pitch if we needed him to.
      -Keleigh

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