Well....it's about time.
There have been more than a handful of games this season that left me scratching my head, and pondering aloud "how the hell did we lose that game?!"
Finally, fate has repaid the favor, and even this morning I am still baffled, wondering "how the hell did we win that game?!"
I can say that I have never wanted to kiss Alexi Casilla so much as I did last night. Well, I have never wanted to kiss Alexi Casilla at all before last night, actually. But now, I think I might be in love. Way to come through for us, kid.
And when they lifted Kubel for Everett, I had flashbacks to game 2 of the final series of the season vs. the Sox in '06, when the announcement "Now pinch-hitting for Jason Kubel....Rondell White!" was literally the ONLY funny thing about that hideous game. (Why I vividly remember such odd details, I don't know.) But anyway, no one was more surprised about Everett's fantastic performance than I was. Kudos, Adam. I've never been more pleased to be proven wrong.
I do think we should gift the Twins pitching staff with t-shirts to commemorate this game:
I still can't believe we won.
I hope the team buys Alexi and Adam shiny presents.