Giants 8 Astros 4
by Mr. Happy
I’m sorry that these recaps are late, but Mr. Happy has been very busy this past week with his move to Missoula and with starting a new job. I do realize that is no excuse, and you should know that I’m working hard to regain my priorities!!! SnS is no. 1!!!
What really hurts about this loss was that we had a 4-0 lead at one point against Ryan Vogelsong, who clearly didn’t have his best stuff in notching his twelfth win against seven losses. Lyles spread out the seven hits and three runs that he surrendered over his five frames, and Tony D turned the game over to the bully up 4-3. Cue the bullpen implosion, led by the Angel of Doom, who took the loss and who drops to 1-9 on the season. The porous bully allowed five earned runs in four innings of work, all of the damage being done in the final three frames.
The bats banged out nine hits against Vogelsong and company, led by Matt Dominguez, who went 3-4, and Jimmy Paredes, who was 2-4. Not satisfied with the effort, Tony D channeled Cecil Cooper in terming the effort “unacceptable.” Thanks for that, Tony D. You can go right back under the rock from which you emanated. Here’s a news flash for you, Tony D: the Good Guys aren’t good enough. Their effort is there. The talent isn’t.