Going Lowe

The baseball playoffs begin without the Red Sox, and that’s just fine.

The Olde Towne Team had a fine year under the circumstances, and those circumstances left them unable to keep up with the Rays and Yankees.  C’est la vie.

I can root for old favorites Derek Lowe of the Braves and Bronson (Worse trade than Sparky Lyle for Danny Cater) Arroyo of the Reds.

But if you need a Sawx fix, here it is.  A greatest hits video compilation of Adrian Beltre having fits every time a teammate (especially Victor Martinez) rubs his head.  (Thanks to Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe.)

And hey, how about a Twins-Reds World Series?  (Just to give FOX a fit.)

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I've been covering Connecticut news and sports since 1974. I know, I don't look that old.
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7 Responses to Going Lowe

  1. richb says:

    Somehow I suspect that’ll be the last time we see Beltre’s reaction to the head rub while wearing a Red Sox uniform.

  2. Terry says:

    I’m a NY fan but unfortunately do not believe this is their year.

    How about a Twins/Tampa (can’t fill their seats during their regular great year, 12,000!!) ! now thats sticking it to FOX and their lousy announcers !! yeaaaaaaaaa

  3. Mary says:

    I’m enjoying the playoffs so far, enough former RedSox to root for. Nice game for Roy, he even hits 🙂 Love the video.

  4. Jean says:

    Aw, I miss Beltre already. Hope we don’t have to miss Victor, too… But Henry and Co. took out a full-page ad in the Globe promising to make the team better next season. In my mind, that would include breaking the bank for Beltre. You never know.

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