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Thursday, April 08, 2004
Clemens stellar in Astros debut.
R. Clemens (W, 1-0) 7.0 1 0 0 3 9(Yahoo!)
Matthew Bolin: "Why is it that the people in RSN with the biggest mouths always seem to be the ones who seemingly get the most cache in the public eye?...[T]o repeat what Bill Simmons (ironically, Hench's friend) said, who the hell made Ben Affleck the spokesman for Red Sox fans? He's part of that whole Chicken Little subgroup that-while actually a minority of Sox fans overall-are seemingly the majority of the public persona--allowing lazy sportswriters to profit from the whole 'Sox as tragedy' and 'Sox fans as deluded losers' bandwagon." (Boston Blog Sox)
Day Two: Thoughts Still Rolling. "4-for-4, 4 RBI, 1 Run scored...Neifi Perez. That puts him at .500 after his 0-for-4 last night. He also made a GREAT snow-cone catch to keep the Giants ahead. Is something wrong in the universe?" (The Southpaw)
Going for the cycle. Red Sox fan Charlie Hamilton plans to cycle 11,000 miles to see every big-league ballpark. (The Gleaner)