Just shut him down now

Grady Sizemore’s gonna need surgery: Indians All-Star center fielder Grady Sizemore will likely undergo postseason surgery on his inflamed left elbow, trainer Lonnie Soloff said Tuesday. Soloff said “there’s a high index of suspicion” that Sizemore will need an operation at some point. Soloff, speaking before the last-place Indians hosted the Chicago White Sox on […]

Mariano the Tiger

Inspired by my post about Mariano’s potential trade to the Tigers, Grand Cards investigates exactly what such a thing would have meant: Let’s say that trade goes through and Rivera becomes a Tiger in 1995. Other than altering the course of NY Yankees history, what does it do for the Tigers? For Rivera? I started […]

My Morning in Exile

Signs you blog too much: you get angrier at a sluggish Internet connection than you would at, say, a punch in the face or an insult of your mother or something. “I only have SEVEN Firefox windows open!!! Why won’t this page load faster!!!” No one wants to play for Ozzie Guillen. Ozzie Guillen doesn’t […]

Jack Clark taunts the Mets

Baseball fans of a certain age (i.e. my age) will recall the Mets-Cardinals rivalry of the mid-to-late 1980s as just about the best in baseball. It’s been a long time since then so you have to figure the bad blood has subsided. In the case of Jack Clark — who was interviewed on Cardinals radio […]

And That Happened

I have a book review and a brief due today, two opinions on pending legislation due tomorrow, and it’s my 14th wedding anniversary. By all rights, I should have punted the box scores last night and tried to get a head start on some of that other stuff (and maybe taken some time to think […]