This time it was the Angels skipper who might be crtiticzed for over-managing his pitching staff.
But in Game 5 of the ALCS, the former catcher in question, is bailed out by his ballclub.
Did Mike Scioscia have too quick a hook with starter John Lackey?
Perhaps, but in a fireworks-filled 7th inning, which featured 9 combined runs, and a pair of lead changes, it’s the hometown Halos who laugh last, showing a resounding resilience, and sending the series back to the Bronx for Game #6.
0-2 on days in which I anchor, the Evil Empire will take another swing at knocking out upstart Anaheim on Saturday.
Yankees/Angels – ALCS, Game 5
John Lackey “Extra”
Jered Weaver “Extra”