Good to be here. Is it too late to wish John Rocker a happy Rosh Hashanah?
CUBS GRAB LAST SPOT ON PLAYOFF DANCE FLOOR
The NL Central champs are ready for the Braves. The rotation is in order, and Dusty Baker got his kid a fake ID.
The surprising Marlins won the NL wild card. And the Florida players dumped a bucket of Ensure over Jack McKeon.
David Szen, the Yankees' traveling secretary, was arrested for misdemeanor battery in Chicago after the team clinched the AL East. Szen allegedly pushed a security guard, then went missing. The police took a while to find him. They had a few leads, but Jeff Weaver blew them.
Szen was released on a personal recognizance bond. Funny. I assumed he'd be bailed out by Mariano Rivera.
In other baseball news the Tigers' magic number is still 1962.
The Tigers finished with 119 losses. I'm just glad Ernie Harwell retired after last season. Although it would have been fun to hear him repeatedly use the word suck.
GATORS SCORE 21 IN FOURTH TO BEAT KENTUCKY
The Wildcats were knocked off with three minutes left when Jared Lorenzen was intercepted trying to throw the ball away. And I don't get this. After the game Lorenzen claimed he was just trying to keep the ball out of the hands of the LSU offense.