G102: Brett Cecil and Toronto blank Texas, 3-0

There’s not a lot to say about this one. When your club is shut out, it means their pitcher was doing darned well. Which was definitely the case with Toronto’s Brett Cecil.
He threw a complete game shutout. Nine innings, 121 pitches, four hits, two walks, seven strikeouts, but zero runs. This for a guy whose era doesn’t reflect that kind of pitching. Still, when a pitcher throws a game like that, you have to tip your cap. Hope we do better when we face him again later on in the week. :)
Our offense was limited to four singles. Two of them by Craig Gentry, the others by Michael Young & Nelson Cruz. That was IT.
On the other side, Alexi Ogando did fairly well himself. 6.2 innings pitched, allowing three runs on two walks and seven hits. All three runs came in a six batter span in the 6th inning. Single, out, Double, out, Double, double. That was the game right there. Other than that Ogando was quite good. On a normal night, we probably could have compensated, but..
Brett Cecil.