you'll notice there are a few more ads on the sidebars -- click on through, it helps cover VEB's enormous overhead. a distressingly high proportion of the google ads appear to be for cub / derrek lee gear; not my fault, victim of circumstance. you don't have to click on those; maybe they'll go away . . . .
bobby cox won nl mgr of yr, as you may have read elsewhere by now. personally i'd have given it to phil garner, whose team pulled off a turnaround not seen since 1914. la russa did a nice job too. what the heck, a round of applause for all 30 major league managers. let's not play favorites; we can all be winners . . . . .
and on the eve of the nl cy young announcement, mike carminati asks: just who gives a rat's ass about these awards anyway?
baseball analysts projects reggie sanders will sign somewhere for 2 yrs, $10 mill -- not stl i hope, at least at those prices. meanwhile, uss mariner is predicting that matt morris will sign with seattle for 4 years, $30m. and more power to him if he can get it. . . . .
Lone Star Ball on kevin mench:
finally, score bard is soliciting original haikus about wrigley field. here, let me compose one right this very second:
the baseball's no good
but there's a lot to be said
for drunk bleacher babes.
i call it "Viva El Bimbos."