We Shall Overcome
Let’s start out with some good news that puts things in perspective in the scale of things. I came across this yesterday and it reminded me that all is not black. It’s from Andrew Sullivan’s weekly column over at New York Magazine. You’ll have to scroll past about the first thousand (well worth reading about a less happy topic) words to get to it.
To read India’s media on the decriminalization of gay sex in that country this week is to re-experience a revolution. For 158 years — barring a four-year period in which the law was temporarily overturned — Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which imported a colonial Victorian ban on sodomy, had loomed over India. It had even been upheld by the Supreme Court as recently as 2013. And then, in one ruling on Wednesday, nearly a fifth of all the gay people in the world were liberated from being deemed criminals by the state
Reds 12 Padres 6 | Blue Jays 3 Indians 2 (F/11) | Cubs Nationals PP | Pirates 5 Marlins 3
Four More Bite The Dust
Six teams have been mathematically eliminated from post season play and three of them are in the AL Central. Chances are the Twins will become the fourth in about a week. The only reason all five AL Central teams can’t be mathematically eliminated is because that is mathematically impossible.
To All The Fans Of Teams With No Hope
Astros 6 Red Sox 3 | Tigers 5 Cardinals 3 Phillies 4 Mets 3 | Rays 14 Orioles 2
Fall Spring Training Delusional Thinking Thoughts
Since more than half of the teams are using the remaining games to evaluate prospects more than trying to win games, I thought I’d take similar advantage and a get a head start on getting my delusional thinking skills up to snuff for next year.
- Clayton Kershaw signs with the Twins because he’s always wanted to build a snowman.
- Too bad for Clayton because climate change brings a snowless winter.
- Dr. McCoy arrives here in a time traveling accident and is flabbergasted by the horrific impact of ineffectively and non treated delusional mental illness on the victims and everyone close to them and impetuously tells us how to cure it since Spock isn’t there to stop him from corrupting the timeline. He also realizes after reading a post on a certain baseball site that time doesn’t exist.
Lets get wishful
Angels 5 White Sox 2 | Brewers 4 Giants 2 | Twins 10 Royals 6 | Dodgers 4 Rockies 2
Sometimes You Gotta Make Yourself Feel Good
The human family
Diamondbacks 5 Braves 3 | Athletics 8 Rangers 4 | Yankees 4 Mariners 0