So John Lackey finally throws out a performance that leaves the Red Sox with a chance to win upon his exit from the game, and Daniel Bard goes out and throws up all over the mound forgetting where the strike zone is and failing to field simple bunts. What gives? I’m no doctor, but I think it’s safe to say that something is wrong with him, right? Here are his numbers for September, you be the judge.
3.2 IP, 5 H, 7 R, 3 BB, 5 K, and 3 losses
Not so hot.
If I’m Tito I back off him for a week. Missing him for a few outings isn’t going to be the difference between making the playoffs and not; and if it is, then you weren’t going to make it anywhere anyways. Without Daniel Bard at the top of his game, the odds of the Red Sox doing …