And back-to-back no less.
Rangers' Eaton to miss at least a month
Burnett still struggling with injuries
Julian Tavarez got suspended for 10 days for his spring training brawl.
The Indians have signed Grady Sizemore to a six-year, $23.45 million deal. That could wind up being a huge bargain for Cleveland.
There's an AP article on Kris Benson where he shows some real fire toward the Mets and the New York media, plus he says all the right things about providing leadership to the rotation and working with Leo Mazzone.
There's also one on Brian Roberts' comeback, which I enjoyed.
If he performs better than in 2005, Roberts might not be able to go to the grocery store without being mobbed worshipful baseball fans. He's already a big hit in Baltimore, especially among teenage girls.
While appearing at an event in January to spark interest in the upcoming season, Roberts was interrupted by the high-pitched yells of his adoring young fans while he spoke about his breakthrough performance last year. When he was done, Roberts needed a police escort to get through the crowd.
"I'm not the kind of guy who likes to be noticed everywhere he goes, but I like playing well and I realize that comes with the territory," he said. "Sure there are times when you'd like to be able to walk outside and not feel like you're being stared at or whatever. But everybody in Baltimore is so nice. It's not like it's a bother. It's great to meet the people that support you and cheer you on."
Roberts' long brown hair, boyish grin and cuddly 5-foot-8 frame makes him popular with the ladies. His bat, speed and determination makes him invaluable to the Orioles.
"I don't know how we can do without him," Perlozzo said. "He's certainly one of the leaders of the ball club, a catalyst as a hitter and a great defensive player. He's hard to replace."
Also, MLB is launching an investigation into the whole Bonds steroids fiasco. The investigation is already being criticized by John Dowd (the lawyer that led the Pete Rose mess) and Senator Jim Bunning. Should be a real hoot to hear about.