"For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else”" -Winston Churchill
Friday, August 22, 2008
Making a Great Thing Even Better
What's better than celebrating the end of a 12-game losing streak? What's better than seeing the streak snapped by a game featuring late-inning clutch hits from a young newcomer, an up-and-coming young catcher, and a struggling outfielder, a bold and ultimately rewarded managerial decision to bat the closer in the eighth inning with the bases loaded, and the sublime jam-escaping skills of that same closer?