Apropos of nothing, I really do not like Jonny Gomes. I just do not enjoy him at all. Jonny Gomes is simply not my cup of tea.
Anyway, how much does it suck to be Ty Wigginton? Two errors last night, Jeff-Suppaned on the basepaths in the top of the ninth, and then flailing around like a fish on a hook in the infield in the bottom of the ninth. Keith Foulke will be mailing him a fruit basket matching the ones he's sending Trot Nixon and Josh Bard.
Meanwhile, Tampa relief pitcher Travis Harper will be busily applying linament to his underwear back in the clubhouse for the remainder of the week.
And as for Jason Varitek...well...nobody really steps to 'Tek, but that fabled dartboard from the 2004 season that says "My Team"? Bronson Arroyo left it in Tim Wakefield's locker when he was traded...