Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
Charlie Bertsch

Batter Down the Hatches

In addition to leading the Major Leagues in ERA as he approaches his 42nd birthday -- there's inspiration for you, my dear -- Roger Clemens, who has played all but the past two years of his career in the American League, where pitchers do not bat, is hitting well enough to get signed by my suddenly terrible San Francisco Giants as a utility player. While an OBP of .314 is not exactly stellar, it certainly puts Marquis Grissom's to shame and competes favorably with that of starting catcher Mike Matheny. Yes, this is how far I have to go to generate interest in baseball during a year when the team I root for is destined to be detritus in a few weeks at best.

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