The good news: Daisuke now has two postseason wins under his belt.
The bad news: Josh Beckett is either more hurt than he is admitting or he has managed to completely forget how to pitch in the space of the last three weeks.
The good news: Jon Lester takes the hill for the Sox tomorrow night.
The bad news: Which Tim Wakefield will show up for Game 4?
The good news: Dustin Pedroia's bat has finally shown up for the postseason.
The bad news: Jacoby Ellsbury is still swinging a limp noodle.
The good news: The Sox bullpen buckled down for five scoreless innings of baseball last night.
The bad news: It was charged to Beckett, but it took all of one pitch for Javy Lopez, appearing as a LOOGY, to give up the eighth run.
The good news: Jason Bay continues to rake.
The bad news: What has become of Big Papi?
The good news: Kevin Youkilis. And his beard.
The bad news: Hitters 6-9 in the order last night: 0-18.
The good news: Are we seeing the triumphant return of a studly Okajima? Two innings of beautiful work last night.
The bad news: According to TBS, Evan Longoria can pick up a number printed on a tennis ball delivered by a pitching machine at 150 miles an hour. Holy shit.
The good news: Last night's game was an exciting heapin' helpin' o' classic postseason baseball, and this series so far has been a worthy AL East pressure-cooker.
The bad news: If they're all going to be like this, I'm going to need to stock up on No-Doz and Pepto.