It sure feels that way tonight.
Jeremy Guthrie has been outstanding, but Kevin Youkilis homered on the first pitch thrown in the top of the seventh inning to break a scoreless tie.
The Red Sox lead by the narrowest of margins, but the Orioles have given Guthrie the usual support - absolutely nothing.
Guthrie’s allowed three hits, walked one and struck out four. He retired 15 in a row before Dustin Pedroia singled with two outs in the sixth, and he regrouped after Youkilis’ homer to set down the next three batters.
Guthrie’s thrown 90 pitches through the seventh. He’d like a do-over on that 91 mph fastball to Youkilis.
Jon Lester could be the 10th straight pitcher to turn in a quality start against the Orioles if they don’t start knocking him around.
Jake Arrieta update: He entered tonight’s game at Triple-A Norfolk in the fifth inning.