That is indeed King Felix pitching for the Lara Cardenales in the Venezuala League.
So the fine ScoreBard has a periodic table for your enjoyment. The arrangement isn’t exactly as the real table, but you’ll note that the U.S.S. Mariner is Uranium, which many will agree is appropriate given my tendency for meltdowns.
Jason feels that his clam chowder needs more bacon. As a guy who gave up red meat a couple years back, I heartily disagree. But hey, he’s the chef. I couldn’t manage to make Phad Thai on Sunday (though I did manage a delicious rice-and-beans dish on Saturday).
That would certainly make me feel better.
If this article from the Times is any indication, we shouldn’t get our hopes up for Vladimir Guerrero.
Among the quotes: No matter how long the likes of Vladimir Guerrero and Miguel Tejada are available, Bavasi is reluctant to get involved in the pursuit of higher-priced free agents. “Right out of the chute,” he said, “I prefer to go after a number of players who can help us win, rather than putting everything in one basket.”
There’s also a bit about Mo Vaughn, in which Bavasi says, “We were under orders to sign him.”
Finnigan closes his column thusly: “Seattle’s three-year statute of limitations on long-term contracts seems alive and well.”
If that’s the case, there’s no way they’ll even be in the running for Vlad.