Ahh, what a great day. It was much better than last Friday, when everything was garbage; today it was sunny and warm out (all of 36 degrees!), and the worst thing that happened to me was that I was a little bit late to Spanish class.
If you need to smile about a lot of random little things, read this post by JoePo, and all the comments too.
And, in preparation for the NFL's biggest day, be sure to check out The Ladies...' thoughts on how NOT to throw a Super Bowl party.
I started building a fun fantasy baseball team the other day. It's made up of players about whom bad headline writers would make those puns* which make me groan and immediately discard the publication I'm reading. I'll share the full roster when I'm finished,** but here's a snippet.
My bullpen will include Tony Armas, Jr. (headline: All Armas in Pitt's 'pen come in for the win), Matt Capps, (Bullpen Capps off another Pirate win), and so on. Coming up with headlines for these guys is nauseating.
65 days until Opening Day...
**I'm going through the Bill James Handbook alphabetically, and will pare down the players to a 40-man or 25-man when I get through all of them. I'm somewhere in the Cs right now.
Raúl Mondesí expected to be called up - Alex Gordon is going on paternity leave The Royals will recall infielder Raúl Mondesí from AAA Omaha today, and Alex Gordon will be placed on paternity ...
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