Axford blows tire and loses curve

The normally reliable John Axford, without whom the Rox bullpen would be totally terrible, blew a tire tonight. Entering the 9th with a 2-run lead, 32 pitches later he left with a 1-run deficit. His breaking pitches absolutely were not working at all, and he turned to mostly fastballs. 2 BB, 3 singles, and a … Continued