THE NEWBERG REPORT — AUGUST 18, 2006
Pitchers’ duel, playoff intensity, an impossible finish.
Keystone stranded. Win number one for Wakamatsu.
Royals knotted in a scoreless tie with Oakland in the sixth, having drilled the A’s earlier today.
Max didn’t want a bedtime story tonight. With a big, tired smile on his face, clutching two bears and a giraffe, he said:
“Goodnight, Grover. Goodnight, Cookie Mon-stuh. Goodnight, Elmo. Goodnight, Michael. Goodnight, Mark. Goodnight, Hank.”
A good night.