[Riggleman] was very flowery in his praise in Jayson on and off the field. He feels, like I feel, Jayson's best days haven't been had yet. ... I've been a fan of his lineage and his family.
"Three losses in a row for St. Louis, two to the Cubs and this one to the Brewers. I can't recall a more yo-yoing contender in some time."
In spring training of 2000, several of his teammates from the Houston Astros organization were in their hotel when two gunmen burst into their room. Miles was in the next room and the gunmen took him hostage. The police arrived before the gunmen were able to take him to their getaway car, but one gunman fled the scene. The other forced Miles back into his room where he ended up wrestling the gunman to the ground. The police entered the room and shot the gunman while Miles held him to the floor. The gunman survived his wounds, and his accomplice was later captured.
Unofficial Kyle Lohse 2nd Rehab Start Sidethread
1. We need to dump the DH. Like, right now. It's stupid, anyway
Hell yes! Smartest thing Bill Simmons has ever said! (there isn't a preview button on fanshots, my first one. Let's up this works.
Jon Jay started in center field for a second straight game over Colby Rasmus. Rasmus' playing time may continue to ebb in the team's series against the New York Mets. The Mets are expected to start lefthanders Jonathon Niese, Hisanori Takahashi and Johan Santana. La Russa guaranteed that Rasmus would receive at least one start; however, Rasmus entered Sunday on a one-for-20 skid while Jay has remained perhaps the team's hottest bat. Ryan Ludwick is expected to start Tuesday, forcing another decision between Rasmus and Jay.