Boston Red Sox defeat Cleveland Indians, 8-6
CLEVELAND -- He never had thrown this many pitches in a Red Sox uniform, or for anyone else in almost six years.
In 534 big-league starts going back 19 seasons, he'd thrown more pitches just 16 times in his career. In April? Just twice, back in 1998.
So how is it that on a 42-degree night in Cleveland, Curt Schilling at age 39 was left in to throw 133 pitches, and that was without getting through the seventh inning of last night's 8-6 win over the Indians? Kind of flout...