My apologies to Red Sox fans (sort of)

There’s no post-mortem like a losing Red Sox post-mortem, and there has never been a Red Sox losing post-mortem like in 2003, after Grady Little left Pedro Martinez in against the Yankees, and it didn’t work out so well.

I could watch that on a loop the rest of my life.

It was so much fun hearing commentators on the postgame show, and the next morning on the radio, screaming for Little to be fired. I laughed and I laughed and I laughed.

And make no mistake, I’ll continue to enjoy that memory.

But after tonight, when Joe Girardi didn’t challenge a missed hit-by-pitch when he “didn’t have the slo-mo” replay in time and “didn’t want to break up his pitcher’s rhythm” by challenging when Gary Sanchez, who was sitting a foot away and was telling him to challenge, I understand.

Since all it did was cost the Yankees a game they led 8-3.

As far as I’m concerned, Girardi should be fired before the team gets to the airport. Let him find his own flight back to New York.

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