At the beginning of this month, Red Sox beat writer for the Boston Globe Peter Abraham posted this on the paper's blog: "Road to ruin or recovery?" The basic gist of the piece--by the end of May, after playing 20 out of 23 games against pennant contenders, we'll know whether the Sox (at the time … Continue reading April Showers Bring May Flowers–Red Sox Edition
Posted via email from syruckus's posterous Sally Jenkins is a talented sportswriter, having written for Sports Illustrated and now for the Washington Post. She was also the writer of Lance Armstrong's as-told-to bestseller "It's Not About The Bike." She was in Syracuse on Monday to watch Washington National-to-be phenom Stephen Strasburg pitch for the Chiefs … Continue reading Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins Really Dislikes Syracuse
Posted via email from syruckus's posterous "I saw him when . . ." Actually, the Stephen Strasburg I saw pitch last night for the Syracuse Chiefs was quite human--he gave up two runs, and five hits in a 52 pitch, 5 inning outing. But he did ring up a couple of 98 mph fast balls … Continue reading Strasburg Lights It Up
A friend hipped me to this link verifying that Lent ends after Mass on Holy Thursday. So my penance has been served. This year, I decided to give up my blinding hatred for the Yankees for Lent. All during Spring Training I said nice things about the Bronx Bombers--only once did I slip, when I … Continue reading Now that Lent is over . . .
With his faithful Orange companion, Otto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early Big East. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear. The Dome Ranger rides again! (All we're missing now is Dome Eddie!) Posted via email from syruckus's … Continue reading The Dome Ranger Rides Again!
I've got it. The perfect thing to give up for Lent. I am going to beat swords into baseball bats and give up my hatred for the New York Yankees during Lent. Catholic folk tradition holds that you give something up during the period between Ash Wednesday and Good Friday--something that you like. This is … Continue reading Lent 2010 And That Great Group Of Ballplayers From The South Bronx
When Joan of Arc is on your side . . . how can you lose? Go Saints! Posted via email from syruckus's posterous