August 2nd, 2006

Calvinball

High Heat...

Wow! It is really, really, really hot outside. Yikes!

At lunch I went to my usual spot by the airport, but didn't last very long. Not only is it hotter than blazes, but there's no breeze to speak of, either.

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So, the trade deadline came and went Monday afternoon, and the Dodgers were extremely active both in the days leading up to it, as well as at the deadline itself. Five deals in ten days with fourteen players moving hither and yon.

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And finally, MLB has come down hard on the Milwaukee Brewers. To quote the Griddle:

MLB has told the Milwaukee Brewers that they can't use the "Chorizo" in their nightly sausage races, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

Yeah, that's the ticket. MLB is still "investigating" steroid usage by players, but when a franchise puts a guy in an unauthorized giant sausage costume, they're right on it.

Bet it wouldn't have happened if Bud Selig still owned the team...