My oh my.
Those who complain about baseball announcers have no right to make such a decision until they regularly listen to Dave Niehaus. He jumped the Shark about 12 years ago. Has been the Mariners main guy since their inception so he is quite beloved but wow. A couple of years ago he started (on radio) broadcasting stuff that wasn't really happening. Called a guy coming up to bat, taking pitches, and making an out. Then his partner interrupted and they revealed that it wasn't
Guess its not the trendy media topic of the last month now. Either that or it didn't develop into the super virus that killed half of humanity. The whole hype surrounding it was ridiculous in the first place, but ever since the media died down, forty eight Americans are suspected to have died because of the disease. But alas, it isn't as trendy as the new media story: Health Care.
Looks to be a bit warmer today. Maybe upper 70s for a high. A touch of breeze so it should be comfy. The ribs won't go on until about 2 PM so a bit later dinner tonight.
Just got the placement info for my little student (1st grader) who is a super genius. The Stanford program wants to put him at the 7th grade level to start. Seems about right. It will be a blast working with him! I may be doing calculus by the end of next year. Been a while since I did that stuff.
It's early day two of the MLB draft, and I'm wondering if the Tigers will ever go outside their little scouting circle and select position players outside of their little box. For example, the Indians hitters all look the same when they move up the chain; they usually have nice short choppy swings, and have a great deal of power hitters available. The Twins are similar, in that their system is loaded with super athletes who hit for a high average, and play ball to their organizational philosophy.
So I guess I'll have to sit around and think really interesting thoughts.