I'm ready, and I'm super-psyched!
We've got a new manager, a new lineup, a new fifth starter, and a reason to smile again.
And, dudes, GALLARDO COULD BE BACK THIS WEEKEND. Yes, he'd pitch out of the bullpen, but it's all-caps-worthy nonetheless. Even if all Jimmy Chitwood could do was shoot free throws, coach stays. (Um, hmm, bad analogy.)
Tonight's matchup is CC against Ryan Dempster, two guys in the running for the NL Cy Young Award--and I'm not sure which one is more of a surprise for that honor.
Game time is 7:05 CT, and here's the BR Game Preview.