So I leave the state for a day, the Brewers lose a top starter for the year, DFA a former All-Star and give up five home runs to the Astros? I may need to reevaluate my calendar. First, I need a Frosty Mug.
Win Expectancy Graph
BR Box Score
BP Postseason Odds
: 82.2 wins and a 14% shot at the Central.
Jim Powell's reaction
to the Gallardo injury was similar to mine.
On a happier note, Matt LaPorta
is hitting in Huntsville and blogging about it at BDD.
The Cub Reporter wants your thoughts on NL Central third basemen
O's P Randor Bierd
has been DL'ed with shoulder soreness.
was placed on the DL by the Rays with shoulder tendinitis.
Twins OF Carlos Gomez
was hit in the head by a throw while stealing a base last night, and had to be carried off the field.
Angels IF Maicer Izturis
is on the DL with a strained lower back.
Some days it's good to remember things could always be worse: The Pirates had to release Olivo Astacio
, a top prospect, after he attacked a teammate with a bat.
Or, the Brewers could've been forced to cancel Dr. Seuss night
, as the Lake Elsinore Storm were.
Or, in the middle of a three game series with the Brewers, you could be involved in a poll to determine baseball's worst GM, as Astros GM Ed Wade is
Despite missing a start, Ben Sheets was still third in the most recent Baseball Happenings blogpoll for NL Cy Young
. Geovany Soto edged out Fukudome by one point in the Rookie of the Year poll
That's all I've got for today. I'm still on the road for a couple more days, so there may not be a Mug tomorrow, but there will be one Monday. Drink up.