Being SO close to feeling, for a second time, the euphoria still simmering from the first championship only to have it abruptly snatched away in the final seconds was pretty brutal (to put it mildly). It’s going to take some time.
Luckily, there’s a cure . . .
the delicious distraction that is BASEBALL :-) – some catchin’ up to do . . .
The CY Award that wasn’t
“Yeah, I did,” he said. “It was a great year. I think I pitched way better than 2010.”
Goodbye to some old friends, hello to the new
- 1B Justin Smoak claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays
- RF Michael Sauders traded to the Blue Jays for LHP J.A. Happ
- Signed free agent LF Nelson Cruz
- RHP Matt Brazis traded to the Cubs for RF Justin Ruggiano
- RHP Brandon Maurer traded to the Padres for LF Seth Smith
- Signed Guti and Endy to minor league deals with invites to Spring Training
- Signed free agaFA 2B Rickie Weeks
Gar continues to garner high profile support
tweets of the off-season