Good morning, baseball fans! I’m not generally a morning person, but today the sun is out and I’ve got a whole list of baseball-related topics to talk about. What a great way to start the week.
Brandon Phillips is probably in some pain in this picture, but I still admir the high socks. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)Did you see Saturday’s game? I didn’t. Not that I’m bitter.
If you watched Saturday’s game on t.v., you know you had to turn to your local FOX affiliate rather than FSOhio because the national level decided to air the game. Only, in my area, they decided to air the Cubs-Diamondbacks game instead, so the Reds weren’t available on t.v. at all. Jerks.
That part, at least, made some sense though: here in Indianapolis, we’re pretty evenly split among the Reds and Cubs with a few Cardinals fans thrown in. Our baseball team is the AAA affiliate of the Pirates, so there’s a certain interest there as well. However, when the Cubs’ game was delayed and they aired the Yankees-Bosox game ...