7. Actually, not that big on Greg Amsinger either. I mean, he's fine and all, at least for a guy who comes across as someone who took rush week a little too seriously.
8. Based on results over the past two months, shouldn't we begin thinking of Felix Doubront as the Red Sox' No. 2 starter, if not a candidate as the ace? Or do we not quite trust him enough to give him such responsibility? He had a hiccup over the weekend against the Royals, but he hasn't gotten enough credit for his prolonged run of superb pitching.
9. As for today's Completely Random Baseball Card:
Because sometimes, it really is random.
About Touching All The Bases
Irreverence and insight from Chad Finn, a Globe/Boston.com sports writer and media columnist. A winner of several national and regional writing awards, he is the founder and sole contributor to the TATB blog, which launched in December 2004. Yes, he realizes how lucky he is.