Yes, you did hear Dennis and Callahan talking this morning about how “homely” and “ugly” the one and a half year old son of Masters Champion Trevor Immelman was during their discussion with Brad Faxon about yesterday’s final round.
Someone want to run these numbers by Mike Adams: Since the start of the 2005 season, in 167 at-bats, Manny Ramirez is batting .407, slugging .772 and has a 1.282 OPS with 17 home runs, 46 RBI and 35 walks against the New York Yankees.
Listening to a few moments of the WEEI baseball show yesterday morning, it’s clear that Adams cannot resist any opportunity, no matter how small, to take a shot a Manny, whether to insult his intelligence, his hustle or his work ethic.
It was as maddening as listening to Bob Halloran on Saturday demanding to know at what point David Ortiz will cease to be “Teflon” and Red Sox fans will finally boo him.
The worst thing about Red Sox/Yankees weekends is that it usually means Tim McCarver on Saturday and Joe Morgan on Sunday…
A few afternoon links:
Peter King has the Patriots and Jets engaging in some mind games leading up to the NFL draft in this week’s version of Monday Morning Quarterback.
Eric Wilbur weighs in on the Yankees’ sudden paranoia regarding all things Red Sox.
ESPN Ombudsman Le Anne Schreiber says that the network is correct to engage and not avoid racial issues.
Jerry Crasnick has David Ortiz not letting his slump get him down.
Jack Curry in the New York Times says that in Jason Varitek, the Red Sox have a studious and gritty leader.
Ken Fang has the sports related nominations for the Boston/New England Emmy Awards.