For a team headed nowhere, there sure is a lot going on, eh? Let’s get to it…
As you probably know, Padres skipper Bud Black has had his contract extended through 2013, with club options for 2014 and 2015. I should say a few words about that. Okay: I like it. Hmmm, maybe that was too few words. Let me elaborate.
I stumbled across an old rant of mine the other day about Bob Brenly’s mismanagement of Byung-Hyun Kim during the 2001 World Series. First off, that was a pretty good rant, if I do say so myself. It had plenty of bluster and just the right amount of condescension. Second, I speculated at the time [...]
Disappointing series in Phoenix. Those pitching match-ups sure looked favorable on paper. But that’s why they play the games. I was talking to a friend the other day who noted that people tend analyze things more closely when they’re not going well. He thought it might be instructive to take a closer look during good [...]