|Pesky ceremony postponed||09.26.08 at 12:29 pm ET|
I do not own a car. Today, the few-minute trek to and from the sundry means of MBTA transportation were uniquely unpleasant. The likelihood of baseball at Fenway Park, according to my very unofficial and waterlogged assessment, seems poor. According to an official Sox statement, there is “a possibility of a break in today’s rain showers.” Hardly inspiring.
The facade above the right-field grandstand currently features a gap in the register of retired Red Sox numbers: 1-4- -8-9-27-42. The retirement ceremony for Johnny Pesky’s No. 6 was supposed to fill that void tonight. Instead, due to the monsoon, that event has just been postponed until Sunday afternoon at 1:15pm.
I did, however, want to get back to colleague Rob Bradford’s question about Alex Cora’s history against Brendan Donnelly. In six career showdowns, Cora has averaged six pitches per appearance against the former Red Sox and current Indians reliever. Here’s the blow-by-blow.
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