Stuff.

I’ve been warding off a cold for a few days and have some things to say about Clint Hurdle, the Rangers’ new hitting coach whose presence at his Thursday press conference reminded me of Mike Maddux during his own introduction to the media almost exactly one year ago, about the free agency filings of a number of Rangers veterans, about this Jermaine Dye idea, about a few fall and winter ball developments.  Bear with me.  I’ll get to those things in a day or two.

I’ll have nothing to say, however, about the Yankees’ World Series win and the national media’s sympathy card to the team and its fans for having to fight through nine grueling years to reclaim what apparently belonged to them.  I had no idea how punishing that must have been.  I now realize what a crummy, insensitive baseball fan I’ve been.  Thank you, national media.  

In the meantime, this week’s Friday haiku:

                  Hearing Hurdle talk
                  Makes me want to grab a bat 
                  (Umm, in a good way)

===========================================================

To join the free Newberg Report mailing list so you can get e-mail deliveries of every edition of the newsletter, daily minor league game recaps, and frequent Newberg Report News Flashes, go to http://www.newbergreport.com and click the “Mailing List” link on the top menu bar.

(c) Jamey Newberg
http://www.newbergreport.com
Twitter  @newbergreport

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 60 other followers

%d bloggers like this: