In 10 Words Or Less – 04/22/09
Blue Jays (10-5): Does everyone around Roy Halladay get better?
Yankees (8-6): Allowing 11.67 runs per loss. Allowing 2.1 runs per win.
Red Sox (7-6): Some player’s advantage was steroids. Ortiz’s was Manny.
Orioles (7-7): Giving AL the bird: 15-43 against Boston since 2006.
Rays (5-9): Higher ERA’s lead to less media praise for Rays
White Sox (7-6): Team looks old and slow, but still atop division.
Tigers (7-6): “Putting the Grrr back in Tigers” dumbest slogan ever.
Royals (7-6): Horacio Ramirez out, Sidney Ponson next?
Minnesota (7-7): Three of four starters ERA’s north of 5.00
Cleveland (5-9): Carl Pavano pitches gem in Yankee Stadium. For Indians.
Mariners (9-5): Washburn not as washed up as we thought?
Rangers (6-7): Proud moment for Mizzou alum, Kinsler hits for cycle.
Athletics (5-8): A’s not bringing their “A” game. Pun intended.
Angels (5-8): Where’s Mel Clark when you need him? Or Christopher Lloyd?
Marlins (11-3): Most impressive team award between them and Dodgers.
Phillies (6-6): Inauspicious start for defending champs.
Mets (6-7): Sheffield hits 500th.
Braves (6-8): Brian McCann blurry vision easily fixed.
Nationals (3-10): 2-0 with new bullpen arms.
Cubs (8-4): April 22 and Bradley already hurting. Stupid three year deal.
Cardinals (9-5): Carpenter injury will test depth.
Pirates (8-6): God Doumit! Catcher out 6-8 weeks with broken wrist.
Reds (7-6): Sunday Night Baseball postponed, still heard Morgan played for Reds.
Astros (5-9): Party like it’s 1999, Mike Hampton!
Brewers (4-9): No brains, all Braun.
Dodgers (10-4): Manny being Manny. Ethier, Kemp and Hudson being Manny too.
Padres (9-4): Claiming everyone’s designated pitchers.
Diamondbacks (5-8): Oh what an injured Webb they leave.
Rockies (4-8): Wonder if they’ll tire of getting rocked.
Giants (4-8): Everyone’s sleeper, still sleeping.
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