Kind of a cool story about Inge getting bottles of champagne for rookies when they hit their first homer. It’s a tradition that Lance Parrish started when he was a coach. It would be cool to see that continue over the years. Oh yeah, and Brennan Boesch’s little league coach was Kurt Russell.
Granderson will likely need a couple weeks of rest. It means he’ll miss the series in Detroit and most likely he won’t make the trip. If he isn’t close to returning and participating in baseball activities, he’ll probably stay back in NY for rest and treatment.
Mike Rogers beat me to this. It is a look at who Jim Leyland calls on in the most crucial situations. For the most part I think Leyland has done a pretty good job with the pen this year, and this study bears that out. Of course the pen performing well helps make the manager look smart as well.
Smoking Loon Minor league 3B Michael Almanzar has been signed, probably for Erie. Sometimes the stats are remarkably clear on a
Ventura & Marte (not the former Tiger) both killed in separate car wrecks in the D.R. in the same day...
StorminNorman$ i agree Tony, my confidence in Gose a/o Collins is minimal
Tony de Florida Beats the heck out of the trade we made for Maybin. Got to be better than Gose/Fingers in CF.
StorminNorman$ agree on all points Loon
me thinks this sends the message that DET is not going to add another dime to
Smoking Loon Yeah, exactly. "Who?" So... OF Mikie Mahtook. OK. Maybe they see something. I take this to mean they would rather
Smoking Loon Ugh. Don't remind me.
Reality overrated? He he. Maybe. It's a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to live
StorminNorman$ ...and today exemplifies that understanding maybe a bit more so than other days ;(