I've always been strongly meh about Larry Stone. But this is a great piece. If your kids went through youth sports...or you coached them...I think you'll appreciate it.
Hey amigos. Sorry for the absence. As per usual, it was health-related. So what else is new :- ) siggghhhhh..... like my T-shirt tells me, "Pain is your ally. Pain tells you that you have been wounded but you know what the best thing about pain is? It tells you that you are NOT DEAD YET..." - Vegeta
So obviously Marc-O is not dead yet, judging by his pain level. Of course there's a level of pain, namely Felix', that indicates you're still alive but might not be for much longer ....
And the A's can't continue their redonkulous 34-11 streak or they'll overtake Boston, right? At the moment the M's are lagging 2nd in a 5,000 meters, hanging 5 yards back and waiting for that lead guy to slow down a bit.
Coverage resumes tomorrow after K-Pax puts the M's back on track for the WC. Paxton vs Verlander, what more could you ask? Maybe a Seahawk preseason game .....
Brent Stecker has good coverage of Robinson Cano's first game at 1b, including video of a tough short-hop that he picked neatly. Dr. D wouldn't be believin' this storyline if he weren't seein' it with his own eyes.
PS in the meantime, James had this interesting take on catchers: