Blog Entry

Arlington Unkind to the Red Sox

Posted on: August 16, 2009 11:08 pm
The Red Sox lost again today.  It's looking like they can't win games not started by Josh Beckett or Jon Lester.

Tim Wakefield made a rehab start, but it's uncertain how much longer he'll be out, as his fielding looks to be a concern.  Hopefully he and Daisuke come back sooner than later, because they're both sorely needed.

In other news, the Astros won a dramatic game in Milwaukee today, 8-5.  Hunter Pence ended it by catching a long fly from Prince Fielder. Roy Oswalt was not sharp again; luckily, Jeff Fulchino and the rest of the bullpen were solid enough.  Geoff Blum and Hunter Pence had home runs at crucial moments.

And in non-baseball news (for the first time since I started blogging here), I've joined two Fantasy Football leagues for the upcoming 2009 season.  I'll be blogging primarily about the Dallas Cowboys once the season starts (with semi-frequent looks at other teams such as Pittsburgh, New England, and Indianapolis), plus providing Power Rankings all through the season, and taking a look at playoff matches once they're solidified.  As far as my two fantasy teams go, I'm not sure how much or what kind of info I'll be blogging about here; I imagine that I'll be talking about my success or failure in each league on a weekly basis.

Since the NFL season is such that it doesn't require daily updates, I'll probably construct some kind of schedule (one that's convenient for me, of course) and then update whatever things I'm blogging about following said schedule.  It looks like this season will be more fun than usual.  So stay tuned.
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