I almost vomited today. I dont claim to have a long streak without having thrown up. Certainly not as long as Seinfeld claimed in an episode. Im not sick. I didnt eat anything disagreeable. I looked at the recent performance of Bucco first baseman and I felt ill.
I was reading Buster Olneys blog at ESPN.com. He commented on the Adam LaRoche/Mike Gonzalez swap and specifically said (Im paraphrasing) that getting a power bat at first base is among a GMs easiest jobs. So, he figured the Braves would be just fine. Ive commented on this site before about the Reds long drought at first after dealing Tony Perez to Montreal after the 1976 season. They had some good players man first, but nobody with a big stick. So, I went back to 1991 with the Pirates and found out that they too have lacke...
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