Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Monday, October 08, 2012

MASN: Jim Johnson talks about giving up five runs in the ninth

Have pythy on the poor.

Jim Johnson said he made mistakes with his location tonight, costing him and the Orioles as the New York Yankees scored five in the ninth off the O’s closer to post a 7-2 win tonight in Game 1 of the American League Division Series.

“I made a mistake, obviously to (Russell) Martin and a couple of other mistakes over the middle of the plate, and we paid for it,” Johnson said. “It’s unfortunate after the effort we got out of everybody else. I didn’t hold my end of the bargain. I feel confident in our team and we’ll come back tomorrow with a better performance.

“I think I made some pretty good pitches and (there was some) bad luck here and there. Swinging bunt, you know, fisted ball. The pitch to (Robinson) Cano was not a good pitch. It went right back down the middle, I looked at that. You know that’s what happens, it’s a momentum thing. I’ve had some of those this year, so have to make your adjustments from your bad ones.”

...But he pledged that he and the team will bounce back from this defeat.

“Yeah, that is why we play five games,” he said. “Every time we take the field we are going to compete. We are going to play hard. Obviously it’s an unfortunate way to lose this first game, especially at home. So like I said, we’ve battled all year. Why would we make it easy now?”

Repoz Posted: October 08, 2012 at 08:05 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: orioles, yankees

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogHow long of a season does it take before talent beats chance? - Beyond the Box Score
(32 - 5:42am, Oct 20)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogBrisbee: The 5 worst commercials of the MLB postseason
(95 - 5:19am, Oct 20)
Last: Dr. Vaux

NewsblogSielski: A friend fights for ex-Phillie Dick Allen's Hall of Fame induction
(56 - 4:13am, Oct 20)
Last: Sunday silence

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1959 Ballot
(2 - 3:12am, Oct 20)
Last: bjhanke

NewsblogOT:  October 2014 - College Football thread
(439 - 2:48am, Oct 20)
Last: AuntBea

NewsblogOT: Politics, October 2014: Sunshine, Baseball, and Etch A Sketch: How Politicians Use Analogies
(2527 - 2:06am, Oct 20)
Last: Joe Kehoskie

NewsblogJosh Byrnes seen as a leader for job under Dodgers president Friedman - CBSSports.com
(4 - 1:54am, Oct 20)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogJAVIER prospect comparison system, now with speed! - Beyond the Box Score
(1 - 1:34am, Oct 20)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - October 2014
(260 - 1:22am, Oct 20)
Last: Norcan

NewsblogDombrowski told that Iglesias 'will be fine' for 2015
(18 - 1:14am, Oct 20)
Last: Cooper Nielson

NewsblogCould the Yankees ever be Royals? Young and athletic K.C. is everything that Bombers are not - NY Daily News
(9 - 12:43am, Oct 20)
Last: Dr. Vaux

NewsblogAngell: Gigantic
(33 - 12:41am, Oct 20)
Last: Steve Treder

NewsblogCardinals proud of fourth straight NLCS appearance | cardinals.com
(30 - 10:52pm, Oct 19)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogJoe West named ALCS crew chief
(44 - 9:55pm, Oct 19)
Last: tfbg9

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread, September 2014
(824 - 9:02pm, Oct 19)
Last: ursus arctos

Page rendered in 0.1191 seconds
50 querie(s) executed