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No justice, no sweep

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Jul 19, 2007 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Johnny Damon (3 for 28) is in a terrible slump and they’re trying to figure out what to do. He and Kevin Long have worked on his stance and he’s had some decent at-bats but no hits. He’s 0 for his last 17.

Wang met with Ron Guidry after the game and talked about throwing more changeups. Wang doesn’t show a lot of emotion but you could tell he was pretty upset about letting that game get away.

“We should have won,” he said.

Luis Vizcaino has a 1.13 ERA since May 28 and has 22 strikeouts in 24 innings. I think you’re going to see a lot of him in big spots.

The short version of the story: There’s a reason four-game sweeps are rare. Here’s some Joe Torre audio:

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Pitching for the Tampa Bay series …

Friday: RHP Edwin Jackson (1-9, 7.14) vs. RHP Mike Mussina (4-6, 4.61), 7:05

Saturday Game 1: TBA vs. LHP Kei Igawa (2-2, 6.97), 1:05

Saturday Game 2: RHP J.P. Howell (1-3, 6.62) vs. RHP Matt DeSalvo (1-3, 5.87), 7:05

Sunday: RHP James Shields (8-5, 3.91) vs. LHP Andy Pettitte (5-6, 4.10), 1:05




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