I need a new tact. Requests to the baseball gods didn’t work. Being encouraging didn’t work. Snark and being mean worked for a little bit and then nothing. So, I will contemplate the day figuring out a new strategy to get the Sox to play better. Because I think that somehow my thoughts make a difference in what they do. Anyway, before tonight’s game, enjoy some good reads this morning.
Ladies are getting tired of the major sports leagues blatantly ignoring them or going to great lengths to alienate a large portion of the fan base. Here is one girl’s take on a recent ad promotion by SNY (the network for the Mets, among other sports teams).
Beyond the Boxscore looks at catchers and AJ Pierzynski is on the list. Warning, he isn’t in the good column, but you probably guessed that.
Did you know John Danks was into dip? Well, he’s kicked the habit and is partnering to help kids not get into the dirty, nasty habit.
JJ looks at the use of wins and losses to predict how good a pitcher is. Hint: it’s not all that helpful.
In completely silly news, Tom Fornelli at Foul Balls discusses the Twitter war that broke out between Chris DeLuca and Teddy Greenstein of the Suntimes and Chicago Tribune respectively over Northwestern Football.
The Sports Psychologist’s take on the Sox woes.
Sergio Santos is learning how to be ready to pitch daily. Keep reading down to see how The Carlos Quentin is handling his frustrations.
That should be enough for the morning. Enjoy your day as I will try to despite the failures of the baseball team I try to not fall out of love with.