Kevin Millar has joined the MLB Network as a studio analyst.

Look, I know it's my job to pay attention to this stuff, but frankly the parade of former players into the studios of MLBN and ESPN has become a blur.

It's easier for me to keep track of who isn't working in TV than who is.

Speaking of baseball, one of the interesting wrinkles of the 2010 NFL season is that the league no longer will take off the first Sunday night of the World Series.

Instead, it will take on baseball head-to-head. Yikes! That's not good for baseball.

On the other hand . . . There are cities where baseball still is king.

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I noticed that the Giants' and Jets' byes are the last two Sundays in October, right around the time when interest in the Yankees might be peaking again.