2:15. And the paranoia sets in.
Still no word on whether his foot is going to fall off or if he has elephantiasis like a missionary in Uganda I read about the other day.
Paranoia. Sinking in. Slowly. Efficiently.
And Dice-K could fly in and perform a rousing rendition of “Swing” during a Patriots halftime show, but the odds are not in our favor.
Maybe this quickly becomes much ado about nothing — or about nothing more than a start or two — but the Globe description includes enough to fuel a worst-nightmare scenario: “General manager Theo Epstein leaving (manager Terry) Francona’s office with a grim expression.”
A GRIM expression?
A long-term Beckett absence would leave Jon Lester as the unquestioned No. 1 in the Red Sox rotation, much like CC Sabathia is for the Yankees. For comparison’s sake, Lester is 14-6 with a 3.05 ERA, Sabathia 19-7, 2.97.
No. Andrew Miller is NOT a September pitcher. Lacky makes me have neck seizures. Let’s start Aceves and put Lackey and Miller in a cage.
Oh, Fisk. Be with us now in our hour of need.
But we’re still in the play-offs. Right? RIGHT?
MIGHT be able to weather?????
WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO DO TO ME, USA TODAY?????
Words of comfort. PLEASE.