We prepared ourselves for moistness and we got cooked. Nicely done on averting the rain, Detroit. Now let’s talk about averting losing…
We’re not sure we can put this on Leyland for leaving Nate Robertson out an inning too long. We weren’t quite aware of his impending implosion until it happened. We also believe five runs should be enough to win a Major League Baseball game. We are comfortable filing this under “Occasionally, ze sheet, she…. howyousay… happens when Nate Robertson pitches.”
However, we will be checking the batteries on Leyland’s mobility scooter today and possibly juicing up its engine so he can get out to the mound faster on his way back to a .500 record.
Partly sunny through mid morning…then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through early afternoon…then showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs 84 to 88…with a heat index around 90. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph…turning to south…with gusts to 30 mph late. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Don’t make us come all the way over there and kick your butt, Detroit. We’ll do it.
In a bit of a rush today; we’re off to see the Tigers today. At Henry Ford Hospital. So here’s a moving pictures breakdown of last night’s extravaganza. First, it started like this:
Then it turned into this:
Finally, we were treated to:
Oh, and a note to Roy Smalley: eat me. You know how to play the game the right way? Win.
(Duane Burleson of the AP loves showtunes as much as we do.)