Nino Colla | Monday, August 04, 2008 | Asdrubal Cabrera | Cliff Lee | David Dellucci | Game Recap | Kelly Shoppach
Cliff Lee is always entertaining.
He made it interesting allowing those silly hits like Aybar's bunt, Iwamura's hit up the middle, the bloopers from Gabe Gross. For the most part, he was in command and getting the hitters to hit his pitch. Can't argue with the job Clifford did tonight to get number 15.
Cliff went 7 innings, giving up the eight hits and two walks for two runs and he only struck out two. Weird night for Cliff but I thought he pitched well. He had some quick innings but then some long ones.
How Dellucci? You think he was pointing to that heckler after the Home Run? I hear that guy all the time.. He's just as annoying as the cowbells.
But he did shut the heckler up, thank god. Maybe he can get on fire here and at least make his playing time worth it. Maybe some team will take interest if we put him on waivers.
Asdrubal Cabrera provided the other home run. He had some niffty glove-work as always. Basically saved Cliff in the 7th with that diving stop.
Jhonny Peralta got on in the 2nd and none other than Kelly Shoppach knocked him in with a double. Then after Peralta stole second and went to third on a catcher's error, Kelly singled up the middle for another RBI. He's just getting everything going his way right now.
Rafael Perez with the two inning save, no hits, no walks, a pair of punchouts.. Great job by Rafael tonight.
Tomorrow it is Fausto The Great against Edwin Jackson. Should be a good one.