Bartolo Colon is starting Game 1 for the Athletics.
- His first postseason was 1998.
– He faced Chili Davis that year.
— Davis’ debut was before the strike.
—- No, not that strike. This one.
—– Colon hit the second batter in this one. His last hit batter was May 20, 2012. (h/t @hitthecutoff)
Sean Rodriguez homer.
- Ben Zobrist homer off Jon Lester, too. Zobrist hit .250/.310/.333 off lefties this year, with only one home run. (Thanks to Jonah Keri for that info)
– Despite this, the Rays got crushed by the Red Sox, 12-2.
— The Red Sox hit no home runs.