The sport of baseball is fun. In any single game, you never know what kind of game you will get. I just returned home from the Indians-Red Sox game in Cleveland, and the Indians smoked the Red Sox 11-0.

I went into it thinking I’ll see some of the big Boston guys, Ortiz, Youkilis, Pedroia, ripping balls all over the yard in dominating fashion over the sad Indians team. But it turned out to be the complete opposite.

Justin Masterson pitched brilliantly for the Tribe against his former team, tossing a complete-game shutout. He stifled the Sox all night only allowing two hits and two walks while striking out six batters on 110 pitches. Clay Buchholz, on the other hand, wasn’t very effective, but he kept the game close before relievers Boof Bonser and Joe Nelson had a bit of a problem getting outs in the bottom of the eighth inning. A couple of insurance runs turned into the Indians breaking the game wide open with eight runs in the inning to get the 11-0 final. I swear they had the bases loaded that entire inning. Travis Hafner smoked a grand slam and almost had a chance to hit another one later in the inning.

Tonight was just a nice reminder that in any one game, a team that is 15 games under .500 and going nowhere on the year can make a team 10 games above .500 look completely silly on the field. The Boston Red Sox will not play a worse performance than tonight the rest of this year.