Sunday, June 21, 2009

Changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes

Happy Fathers' Day. Greetings from upstate New York. Will be headed to Cooperstown soon to - weather permitting - see that Hall of Fame Classic game.

A few quick notes before hitting the road:

Love the Jimmy Buffett reference with the name of Florida's stadium. Land Shark Stadium is named after his Margaritaville-brand beer. Did you know that he also has an album called Now Yer Squawkin'? Imagine if they named the ballpark after that!

Depending on which Florida paper you read, either A-Rod turned his back on the city of Miami and selfishly demanded Friday and Saturday off, or the Yankee higher-ups demanded he be benched, saying "you're hurting the team." Color me confused!

Hopefully, we will get to see baseball - and not just rain - this afternoon. And that goes for South Florida, too!

What do you think? Leave us a comment!


She-Fan said...

Hope you're having fun in Cooperstown! I think A-Rod wasn't playing because Cashman finally came to his senses that using him in every game since his surgery was insane.

Jason @ IIATMS said...

* Here's the lowdown on ARod's night out:
It's not surprising that A-Rod is feeling a bit sluggish -- the wilting all-star was caught partying in South Beach with [Kate] Hudson, his main squeeze, in the wee hours yesterday morning.

The third baseman was seen leaving an exclusive party with the actress at around 2:30 a.m.

Bob in Kiev said...

Hi Lisa,
I am really worried about the Yankees. I think that the three losses in Boston, and the "0-8" that is trumpeted all over the baseball world, has gotten to them. After the Red Sox series they played a game vs. the Mets they should have lost, then got shut out by Juan Nieves (in what I still think is their most depressing loss of the year) then won 15-0, then lost 2 out of three to the Nats and Marlins. They are falling into their pattern of last year: win 11-1 then lose the next two games 4-3 and 7-5, then win 12-0 but lose the next two 2-1 and 5-3. Its really depressing. I am not optimistic about the rest of the season if they don't turn this around soon.
Have a great time in Cooperstown! That is a lovely country up there.

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