Hey peeps. It’s hard out here for a blogger these days. The Hot Stove is cold, most players are in hibernation, and Hall of Fame induction announcements are still a week away. But I still found some food for thought. I do it for you, y’all. I do it for you.
Fun With Ballots:
Yes, you’re looking at this correctly.
Randy Galloway – late of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram – has made his ballot public. Mr. Galloway has officially retired, but I’m not sure if he’s going to abstain from future voting.
He’s making a bold statement here, though. Very bold. As in:
I’m not going to pile on Randy Galloway, though. This isn’t the sort of travesty of, say, that one BBWAA writer who voted for Jack Morris and only Jack Morris when Greg Maddux was on the ballot. [I won’t get into it here. We’ll be here all day.] Galloway is voting for the obvious choice on this year’s ballot and a guy who deserved to go in a long time ago. I’m not mad at that. I am just surprised that there’s no one else on that list that he finds worthy of induction. Like, I don’t know, Mike Mussina?
A Fine Bromance: I am really starting to worry about Anthony Rizzo, guys.
Awww, Anthony. Dude, Bryzzo isn’t over. Kris can still be your work spouse. Most everyone has one.
But seriously – congrats are in order to Kris Bryant and his longtime love, Jessica Delp. They became engaged today! Kris’ tweet about the proposal was very sweet. (I’m a hopeless romantic.) I hope all of Kris and Jessica’s together dreams become a reality. The best of luck to them for a lifetime of happiness.