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.
Coleman Wait, what??
Andy Dirks is now a Blue Jay. Didn't see that coming.
KW I would not be surprised if DD made another Prince-like trade to clear up some payroll. Cabrera's probably safe, but
a pretty good overview of DET's finances heading into free agency... I think the following statement sums up DET's budget
Coleman Don't leave out the park they are playing in--they had 350 feet of throws to make. You have to gamble
T Smith Looking at the play again it appears the play at the plate would have been a little closer than I
T Smith There was no way Gordon would have been out at the plate. The ball was on the warning
Jim EggersUSMC Yeah, great Series, enjoyed competing and watching with the missus. The Gimps squeaking by with Godzilla on the mound
KW Yep, that's not just an Ausmus problem, but a baseball problem. Just about every manager manages that way. Bochy is
Coleman My opinion of Ned Yost went up a lot after listening to his postgame interview.
Coleman Bochy is never mentioned in the lists of great managers, which is a crime against baseball. 3 titles in 5