The first six hitters reached base, four hits and two errors and four runs home in the first. This is a gift for John Maine.
Had a chance to talk with Rick Down before the game about David Wright and Carlos Delgado not hitting any homers yet. He doesn’t care. Said they are too good to be concerned with. Slow starts happen. He also blamed a lot on the cold.
“What we need is a 10-game series down here,’’ Down said.
Then came the first inning.