INTERLEAGUE PLAY RESUMES, WORLDS COLLIDE
A lot of people bash interleague play, but seriously, is there anything more exciting than the chance to see Barry Bonds take four wide ones in an American League park?
I prefer when the National League hosts the games, and the AL managers have to hire guys from the Rand Corporation to explain how to work a double switch.
The Royals had a smart promotion for their series with the Mets: Carlos Beltran Bobblehead on the Trading Block Night.
Nomar Garciaparra returned to the Red Sox' lineup after missing the first 57 games. Despite that time off he is a close second in the Ail-Star voting for shortstop. Something's amiss. Guess who's running fourth among outfielders? Pat Buchanan.
The walls at Tropicana Field have been painted dark green. Apparently, they had a few extra buckets left over after putting a second coat on the outfield.
PARCELLS APOLOGIZES FOR INSENSITIVE REMARK ABOUT JAPANESE
And I don't know if this will help. He's offering to change his nickname from Tuna to Maguro.
During a press conference, Parcells referred to surprise plays as "Jap plays." Sounds like somebody hired one of Junior Seau's writers.
Meanwhile, the Cowboys renewed their licensing agreement with Dr Pepper. There's a nice change: Jerry Jones getting a pound of flesh from a doctor.