Didn’t have it tonight.
Other than Scott Hairston’s home run, there wasn’t much of an offensive threat throughout the game. The questionable was Dioner Navarro trying to steal second.
Scott Feldman’s first outing was a bit of a rough one. 4 runs on 5 hits, one was a lazer HR by Justin Upton and two more from a key 2 run single when the Cubs were down one.
At least they’re still in .500
Matt Kemp hosts Sesame Street this week and, as evidenced by this preview clip, is almost as good at stickers and sippy cup lids as he is at baseball.
And now to just wait nine months before he picks up his first Emmy.
Today, while doing my routine ebay search of “unrelated adjective” + “baseball”, I decided to plug in “space” and came across this cap from Deep Space Nine:
It’s actually a pretty damn good logo, especially for one showing up on TV which often means you get the closest facsimile to the Yankees logo they can get away with. But beyond knowing that the Deep Space Nine ship represented half of the seams, I was lost. You see, while I’ll spend hours pouring through Baseball-Reference pages and comic book back issue bins, I’ve never been much of a Star Trek fan. Sure, I’ve seen a few of the movies and have some affection for Patrick Stewart in Next Generation, but somehow, despite going to space being on the list of things to do when I get rich on blog money, the outer space exploits and adventures of Starfleet Command never pulled me in.
Fortunately YouTube was there to help fill in the gaps with an 8 minute long collection of the best parts of the episode entitled “Take Me Out to the Holosuite.” Watch it below:
The episode, about a baseball game between the human-lead Benjamin Sisko and the Vulcan-powered team behind Captain Solok features it all. Like: