We’ve finally entered March, and you know what that means: we’re only two weeks from St. Patrick’s Day, and only four hours from baseball!
Over the last couple of months, I’ve become mildly obsessed with a Scottish folksinger named Dick Gaughan. His band 5 Hand Reel does a brilliant song of a traditional Irish tune called “Maid of Listowel,” sung by his Belfast-born bandmate Tom Hickland.
For today’s game, Williams are on the bump for us against some guy named Mike Wright. He is apparently a former third-round draft pick out of East Carolina who is now a 26-year old with a 6.04 ERA in 44 2/3 innings.
Let’s beat those stinking Orioles straight back to Bawlmer!