Hey! Are you like us? (If so, good for you!) No, but really, do you like the baseball, with the pitching and the hitting and the drafting? Well then have we got a deal for you!
It's a double-sided, two-in-one, totally integrated, intertwined, interdimensional Game and Draft Thread. This should be...interesting?
(Although let's be honest: Our knowledge of the amateur baseball talent pool ranges somewhere between none and SFA. So we'll be making up our opinions on the fly. As per usual.)
The most fun part about this evening is that we get to watch the draft online and pretend for an evening that the MLB Network is available in Canada. It would be really nice if someone at Rogers (Tony? Rael? Guys?) could look into getting this on the air for us soon. But we'll settle for them telling Bud Selig to keep his filthy money and paying above slot for tonight's draft picks.
(For this year.)
Hey, there's a ballgame on too!
As for the game: The Summer of Tallet continues, against Doug Mathis, who has precisely one inning of Big League action this year. It's play ball time sometime around 8ish.
Vernon Wells Sr. shares your frustration
When we ask, we apparently receive.
(And if that's the case, please send along a pristine copy of Crash Vegas' now-out-of-print Red Earth. Thanks.)
Earlier today, we mentioned that we wished that we had a screengrab of Vernon Wells Sr.'s reaction to his sonny boy staring at strike three. Well, a fine and noble man amongst you went and found it for us: