Originally written on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 11/4/12
Yesterday, we obtained a 43-year-old closer. No, not Darren Oliver - although the way things are going, he could be next. No, we pulled in the greatest relief pitcher in history. Mariano will return. Why are we not celebrating? Well, maybe you are popping the corks. Maybe he's got another year in him. If anyone does, it's Mariano. But at 43, we'd be crazy not to think that every outing could be his last. And if he's not effective - ooops, there goes the season. Nobody to replace him. You can't take him out. He pitches until something goes on his body. Then it's whomever is hot: Paging Clay Rapada.And therein lies the problem. You've heard of America's team? We're becoming Alzheimer's team.Supposedly, we plan to resign Ichiro and Kuroda, adding another 76 years. Maybe the team will establish residence at the Hebrew Home at Riverside. I've heard it's like a college campus. Maybe The Scooter Store will replace WB Mason. What will they serve in the clubhouse buffet? Creamed corn? Add an...
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