Royals at White Sox

That’s one of those damn things you get pissed off about.

Javier Vazquez was working a perfect game until the fourth. He had Matt Stairs on a 0-2 count and then walked him. Fine, no-hitter still in place.

Fourth, fifth, and sixth innings go without a hint of a base hit. Maybe the third out in the sixth, but Juan Uribe made a leaping catch at short.

So I fire up my text editor to begin this post, get ready with the screen capture software to illustrate that magical moment that I foresee. But I didn’t jinx him (or did I). I started thinking about the no-hitter in the third inning, and thought about blogging it two innings later.

It’s still the seventh. One out, Doug Mientkiewicz at the plate. Weak-ass check-swing, roller up third base line. Hits the bag, base hit.

Damn. At least Thome scored a run in the game, and he has scored a run in every White Sox game this season.

Sox win 4-0, Royals on a 10-game losing streak.

Javier Vazquez

No Responses to “That’s messed up”

  1. “You’re not going to believe this. Now my pants are chafing me.”

  2. Sarah Green says:

    “I sure hope Sarah Green sees this picture. I was a fool to let her get away. A damn fool! Dear God, how I miss her! Sarah! If you’re out there, call me! Dammit! I told myself I wouldn’t cry!”

  3. “Who’s there peaking from the showers?… why it’s the ‘wolfman’!!!”

  4. Hey good pick. I was thinking when you guys were going to stop talking about wifes and start focusing on the players.. mmmm, very sexy! GOOOOO Burrell.. Pd: keep working on those muscles….

  5. Ohh, it’s the deep burn! Oh, it’s so deep! Oh, I can barely lift my right arm ’cause I did so many. I don’t know if you heard me counting. I did over a thousand.

  6. Watch your back Magnus ver Magnusson. World’s Strongest Man 2006 spells B-U-R-R-E-L-L.

  7. Danny O says:

    Wow, that chest wax sure doesn’t last too long.

  8. all I can say is “Thank you Elizabeth Burrell” (Pat’s mommy)

  9. Title picture for Burrell’s book, “How to Look like a Fag while Swinging Like Girl”.

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