28
JUL
2012

All Life is a Stage

It’s strange to walk through the Jays clubhouse as a member of the media. I feel like I’m walking over a grave, or, at the very least, trespassing. Maybe  I am, or maybe it’s just my perception. It’s hard to say. Funny thing perception. For a while, during...
27
JUL
2012

The Sorrow of Romero, Reprise.

Yesterday I said that I thought Ricky Romero could benefit from a trip to the minors. I said that not vindictively, thinking that he should go there because he stinks or something trite that. I said it because if he continues to struggle,and said struggles are indeed a mental...
26
JUL
2012

The Sorrow of Romero.

What I hate—indeed, what I have always hated—about this level of play is how players get stripped of their humanity and become subject to whatever assume, from the outside, with no true knowledge or understanding of the player’s plight. Today, while getting my notes...
18
JUL
2012

Bad Math

Jays fans should hope that Brett Lawrie is not out for very long. His departure from the lineup means the loss of a 3.2 WAR and his steady .265 batting average against active Red Sox pitching, including hitting .400 against Felix Doubront. A shame because the Jays must beat the...
12
JUL
2012

Win, Lose, or Draw.

Seems the term “rebuilding” has become a dirty word around the greater Toronto area. Well, if you’re one of the area’s residents that this phrase induces anger (or nausea) in, then you’ll be delighted to know the Jays are not, in fact, rebuilding....
10
JUL
2012

Baseball Central Tease, July 10

Reggie Jackson Is a bit of a drama queen. I mean, you have to understand that Jackson is a super star and that he’s going to say things that are controversial, knowing full well that they are controversial. It’s what super stars do. He likes a little drama in his...
08
JUL
2012

A Tough, Unsafe, & Loaded Question.

The following is a Question about Homosexuality, Politics, and God I posed to a group of my personal friends via Facebook. One is a Masters of Divinity from Duke. The other is a Pastor at a presbyterian Church and represented the church at the recent summit on Gay marriage....