Tuesday Training Tidbits
Big news of the day: Kevin Appier may have one of the shortest comeback attempts ever. The PI writes his first outing was awful. See if you wince along with me:
If the problem is simply that he’s going through the “dead arm” phase many pitchers encounter in the spring, he’s got a chance for a quick rebound.
“There’s a fair chance it’s dead-arm time,” he said. “If that’s the case, you should see an improvement real quick.
Not in this organization, you don’t. Also in that notebook: Johjima impresses. This is echoed First in the Times. Shocking, what with it being Spring Training and all.
Also from the PI: “Versatile Dobbs puts in extra work“. Versatile? How so?
Matt Lawton talks about his failed steroid test and desire to move on after serving his suspension. (Times)
In the PI, Jim Moore continues to fan a fake Carl Everett controversy advancing the line that the essential problem with Everett is that he’s got anti-gay, creationist views. No link.
Also, John Levesque, who we’ve lauded and lambasted here, has written his last sports column.