- Dustin McGowan is having a MRI, which means the Jays might have to shelve plans to trade A.J. Burnett and now that Rich Harden is a Cubbie, that should increase demand for Erik Bedard, even though he's pitched terrible everywhere but in his expansive home ballpark. Got all that? Good, because there'll be a test on it tomorrow.
- There's a sign Derek Jeter is past his best-before, even though he still got it done for the Yankees last night. The guy who threw him out at the plate, the Rays' B.J. Upton, wears No. 2 as a homage to The Captain.
(There will be a full-length Rays post coming at some point soon -- it's amazing that people are having the knee-jerk "they'll fold" reaction. Teams that are 55-34 seldom fold.)
- It's worth mentioning Jays catching hopeful J.P. Arencibia, just to see if anyone else has noticed that he's still looking for his first walk since being promoted to Double-A. (He has five homers and is slugging .580 in 69 at-bats.)
- One modest suggestion; The Hall of Fame should have, What The Hell, They Were Better Than Jim Rice wing. This will have to wait until after Jim Ed's inevitable induction next season.
Wednesday, July 09, 2008
Zen Dayley: The arms shuffle
Did that really happen? A comeback from four runs down?