Author Archive

I’ll bet sometimes even Sisyphus stopped to admire the view

August 21, 2011

I was on vacation with the family for a few days, with no computer and televisions that didn’t pick up …Read the Rest

To sleep, perchance to dream

August 14, 2011

When I can’t sleep, I think about baseball. (Okay, first I check to make sure my child and my husband …Read the Rest

Memo to the bullpen

August 8, 2011

TO: Indians bullpen FROM: The Baseball Gods RE: Giving up runs Per our memo of early April, you are not …Read the Rest

A night of continual frustration

August 6, 2011

I watched last night’s travesty, I mean last night’s game while writing an overnight piece for the SweetSpot. It’s always …Read the Rest

It’s not the beginning of the world

August 2, 2011

Just as one big loss isn’t the end of the world, one big win isn’t the beginning of the world, …Read the Rest

So Your Team Just Acquired Orlando Cabrera: A Fan Guide

July 31, 2011

Otis Anderson of Bay City Ball contacted us regarding the Orlando Cabrera trade. He had some questions about the Giants …Read the Rest

Four prospects and a walk-off

July 30, 2011

Well, first off, what a great game tonight. Man, we needed a win, especially after last night’s ugly fiasco. I …Read the Rest

If that didn’t move you, I don’t know what will

July 26, 2011

When I’m not writing about baseball, I write fiction, mostly literary fiction, mostly realism. If you ever take a creative …Read the Rest

Ozzie Guillen: Master of the Dark Arts

July 25, 2011

People I know who’ve met Ozzie Guillen tell me he’s an incredibly nice man. I think this must be a …Read the Rest

He might as well just pitch a tent out there

July 23, 2011

Once again, Lonnie Chisenhall hit a double and made it to third base only to wind up being stranded. It …Read the Rest