It gives the Braves’ radio team a discontinuous sort of continuity, with Pete’s departure. Lemke really wasn’t the answer to that. I’ve actually kind of missed Don.
Presumably, his full year as a starter would give us a handle on Escobar’s abilities, if he is really as good as he looked in part-time play in 2007. Needless to say, that’s not the case. At times, Escobar looked … Finish Reading
A fascinating career. Lowe came up with the Mariners in 1997, after years as a prospect, and pitched some, not well, before being traded to Boston, with Jason Varitek, for Heathcliff Slocumb in one of the worse “prospects for relievers” … Finish Reading
I was going to write something, but my condition has only been upgraded to “Matt Diaz’s throwing arm”.… Finish Reading
So, I have a new hole in me, but the surgery seems to have been successful. There’s still a little “discomfort”, though the Percoset does a lot for that. The main thing is that I feel very, very weak. The … Finish Reading
So, as far as I’m concerned, Derek Lowe is still a Dodger.
I am having surgery early tomorrow morning. It’s outpatient and should be strictly routine and hopefully I will be back online in the afternoon. I’ll be on for … Finish Reading
No jersey picture yet, but I’ll take a press release. Reports are also that the Braves have signed Derek Lowe, but he could still change his mind … Finish Reading
We’re talking $2.5 million. That’s the difference between the contract with the Red Sox and what the Braves are offering. Apparently, Wren is holding fast to the Schuerholz line of … Finish Reading