Cubs Fans: Did You Watch John Lackey Last Night?

Posted: 9th October 2009 by TAB BAMFORD in MLB
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Last night the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Boston Red Sox to begin their Divisional Series in California. Starting the game for the Angels was their ace, John Lackey, who happens to be a free agent in five weeks. He threw 7.1 scoreless innings, allowing only four hits and walking one while striking out four. He threw 113 pitches in the victory. Lackey ended the season 11-8 with a 3.83 ERA despite missing time because of injury. He's been at the front of a competitive Angels rotation for most of this decade, and would look fabulous in the Cubs' pinstripes next year. At just 31 years old, Lackey is 102-71 in his career, all with the Angels. His best season came in 2007, when he went 19-9 with a 3.01 ERA in 224 innings. He has not thrown more than 177 innings in either of the last two yea ...

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