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Just the facts this morning. Well, perhaps a few opinions, too:
--In Port St. Lucie, Johan Santana looked good on the mound, and at this stage, you have to evaluate Santana as much as how he looked out there as the results, which were OK. His body language was encouraging. He didn't look like someone holding back, out of fear that something would go wrong.
His words, however, are still...Read more »
Apologies once more for the tardiness. The quick turnaround from night game to day game got me. I'm at Angels-Yankees. So let's quickly catch up.
First of all, we have new playoff brackets this morning:
AL: Boston (1) vs. Detroit (3), Texas (2) vs. Yankees (4)
NL: Philadelphia (1) vs. Arizona (3), Milwaukee (2) vs. Atlanta (4)
Notes: The Diamondbacks overtook the Giants for...Read more »
At the rainout of the Yankees' game, I wrote that the Rays were not to blame.
I'm a sucker for minutiae-fueled stories like this one. Here are the basics:
1. Because the Rays already have two split doubleheaders this year - they played one April 28 in Minnesota and they have another one scheduled August 16 in Boston - they had the right to turn down a third split doubleheader. That second...Read more »