I have to say heading into this three-game series in Chicago, I am conflicted. On one hand is my love for the Indians. Through thick and thin, no matter how negative I have become about them, I bleed Wahoo Red, White, and Blue. The Indians are my clear #1 even though I live in BrownsTown USA. Seeing them play spoiler is bittersweet, but at least I like to see them fight and scrap and play until the end with their best effort.
On the other hand is my deep hatred for the Detroit Tigers. They headed into last night trailing the White Sox by one game in the AL Central. Neither team has played well over the last three weeks and the White Sox have lost five in a row. The Tribe would most likely provide the perfect elixir for what was ailing them.
The Sox sent out lefty Chris Sale, their first round pick from 2010, the same year the Indians took Drew Pomeranz at #5. The Tribe has been unable to touch him in his two previous starts and with the way they have been swinging the bat, it seemed like this would be another ho-hum loss for our Wahoos. But that’s why they play the games. [Read more...]