Results for tag: pettitte
Posted by: dp57 on Mar 30, 2011 at 08:35:35 PM
Its opening day. A day of new beginnings. A day of new horizons. A day of new hope. For players like Eduardo Nunez, it’s a chance to prove him. A chance to show he can succeed in “the show” and be a valuable asset to the team. For others, like Jorge Posada, it might be his last hurrah. His last tour to take in the glory of MLB life, before he retires to a life of luxury.
For Derek Jeter, it might be a chance at redemption. A chance to show the critics that he is still able to perform at a high level, despite his age, despite everything else the critics complain about which I completely ignore. Mark Teixeira has yet another chance to have a hot April and get that spring slump monkey off his back.
For Russell Martin,...
Posted by: dp57 on Feb 4, 2011 at 11:03:43 AM
Once upon a time, I was a person, an individual, a being with purpose in life beyond the 2 to 3 huge loads of laundry I do everyday, beyond the massive ironing pile which never seems to get done, beyond the current 6 baskets of laundry waiting to be put away today, but which honestly, probably won't, beyond the endless meals to be cooked and studying useless facts for endless elementary school tests. I truly spent hours going over the Spanish explorers last night and what they discovered with my 10 year old daughter. I can honestly say I've lived a complete life without remembering that Pizzaro conquered the Incas or DeSoto discovered the Mississippi River. Or someone else, who I can't even remember, discovered Texas. How do you discover...