I hate to keep picking on the poor guy, but truebluela.com’s preview also failed to recognize the Janish factor.
Seriously, you don’t get much bigger RBI hits with two outs than that one. Clutchish.
And I think we all know that a sixth consecutive loss – in a game we led 9-3 – would have been pretty devastating (all together now) even this early in the season.
Unsung hero: Jay Bruce. That catch to end the top of the 8th and stop the bleeding was HUGE.
Issues: Homer is looking more like first half of ’09 Homer than second half Homer so far. And you have to start to wonder what’s up with Masset.