Jimmy Rollins hits the DL. So there goes one of your top two picks. Yeah, that’s no fun. If you didn’t draft him, you’re smiling pretty wide today. Not because one of your leaguemates is suffering (okay, maybe that’s part of the fun).Please, blog, may I have some more?
And by breakdown I don’t mean of the crying variety with Zach Greinke suffering from an abulia. (Sorry, it was the Word of the Day.) My favorite fantasy baseball writer, Eric Karabell, did a breakdown of the Royals pitchers. (You can click that link but I think you need to be an ESPN Hindsighter™ to read it.Please, blog, may I have some more?
We realize that exporting our views across the country has damaging consequences on the blogosphere.
To help remedy this, we will try to occasionally feature locally blogged advice/insights/humor/etc. that will be fresher, more sustainable, and require less energy consumption (for us anyway).Please, blog, may I have some more?
I know what you’re asking yourself, “Someone wanted to interview Grey?” Yes, but it’s not a porn site, so… Well, you should read it anyway. The interview was conducted by the great Tribe Blog, 1835 Miles Away. (99% of the reason they asked for the interview was because of my prediction the Tribe would make it to the World Series.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Yovanni Gallardo is due to pitch this weekend, so that means Dave Bush could be bumped. Unfortunately, I’m not sure it’s going to work out that way. Here’s the scoop, as the newsies used to say. Manny Parra was just plain wild today.Please, blog, may I have some more?
The Houston Chronicle – aka Minute Maid Paper – has reported that Miguel Tejada lied about his age.
Not very shocking I know.
But here’s what the Houston Chronicle isn’t telling you. Miguel Tejada isn’t actually Latin. He’s a black guy from the Bay Area who grew up as Michael T.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Joe Borowski landed on the DL, but he’s not coming back any time soon. He was put on the DL because he couldn’t throw a ball faster than 83 MPH. Do you think that’s going to change with some R & R? Rafael Soriano is on the DL, Peter Moylan is on the DL, so Manny Acosta takes over the closer role.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Felix Hernandez looked dominant yesterday. Most impressive thing, eight strikeouts to one walk. Least impressive thing, it was against the A’s. Most reason for concern, he threw 115 pitches. He’s already complained of arm fatigue, why is he pitching the ninth inning?Please, blog, may I have some more?
The role of sports in our lives is more complex than just ‘root root root for the home team’ and something to keep your eyes occupied whilst drinking beer.
While preening print journalists may wish it so, this has little to do with steroids, the fact that athletes live far detached from the realities of our lives, or that ticket prices keep going up.Please, blog, may I have some more?