" Canseco was traded to the Rangers last week."
"No way, Jose. Well, I still think the Mets are going to be in the hunt, what with their starting pitching—Cone, Fernandez, Gooden...."
" David Cone is pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays now, Steve."
"Any thoughts on the Giants moving from San Francisco to St. Petersburg?"
"Uh, thanks, Steve. Coming up in this half hour, a special report on the troubled dollar."
"I can talk about how the uncertainty of France's approval of the Maastricht treaty is affecting the dollar, if you like."
The producer's call did send me scurrying for as many newspapers and periodicals as I could buy. No pennant races. No commissioner. No kidding.