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Saturday, August 18th, 2018

That swing needs some more shortening. Corey Patterson is plummeting down on the farm. .200/.273/.420=.693 OPS. Yikes. Brother Eric continues to excel though–.347/.419/.536=.955 OPS. Maybe he should call big brother. This could turn out bad.

Kerry Wood. I thought maybe this would be his breakout year. The year where he pitches 240+ innings and walks less batters. I thought he would mature as a pitcher–gets by more on guile and knowledge than stuff. I was wrong. The best that can be hoped for now is that he settles into a […]

It’s appropriate that I read this column on Thursday, when a local sports radio station does a segment called “Who Ya Crappin” and that I also read it in a stall taking care of post-lunch business. The column was in the Sun-Times and written by Greg Couch. What I have read/heard before from him has […]

Well, not really but according to this neat little quiz I am a: Social Liberal (60% permissive) and an… Economic Liberal (38% permissive) I am best described as a Centrist. I exhibit a very well-developed sense of Right and Wrong and believe in economic fairness. So I got that going for me…which is nice.

Via Pike Speak–an interesting video featuring some fierce if not too smart women who love trees. Save the Trees…and my eyes

Recently I wrote about the “better” Patterson, Corey’s brother Eric Patterson. He’s down in Peoria with a .931 OPS, 39 BB in 299 AB and 29/38 SBs. He’s hitting .338 with 18 2Bs, 6 3Bs and 8 HRs. Plenty of Felix Pie talk here in Chicago with Corey going down to AAA. But Pie isn’t […]

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