1 Jun 2010
Oakland manager Bob Geren was already on his second relief pitcher when Red Sox catcher Victor Martinez came to the plate in the sixth inning last night with a runner on third and two outs.
Martinez has hit lefthanders extraordinarily well this season. But with the score tied, Geren took a chance and allowed lefty Craig Breslow to stay in the game.
What was Martinez thinking as he came to the plate?
“Bring it on,’’ he said. “They’re d...