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Name: S. Pearce
Homepage URL: www.outofthebullpen.mlblogs.com
Location: New York
ZIP: 10009
Member since: March 03, 2007
Last visit: March 03, 2007

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Speaking of BRIAN's SONG, a friend of mine was the extra who played a little girl who got picked up and put on a doctor's examining table somewhere in the film -- I haven't seen the movie in years, and yes I cried.

Obviously I am avoiding the thought of season-ending losses, of which the Yankees, my team, have had too many. 2004 is not to be spoken of except in the company of the like of the 2000 presidential election.

I will be glad when most of the team is homegrown again. It's just too painful to write about, especially because of all those pitchers we have given away. Loaiza, for instance. And look what we did to Bernie, and adopted family-members David Wells and Tino Martinez. I hope we find a way to let Wells retire as a Yankee.

Remember, if the Yankees could buy a World Series winning team, they would. It's not about the money. It's about a lot of things, but not the money alone.

Maybe someday I will write about growing up in LA, not knowing from Brooklyn, knowing only about losing to Reggie's Yankees, and leaving town for good in Sept. 1981. Oh, and not watching baseball for almost 15 years after that. Couldn't.

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"I call him 'The Silent Scumbag.' He's got a silent sickness to him. Those quiet guys are the ones you have to watch out for."

When Wells came back to the Yanks, I was ecstatic (never was happy about trophy-trading him for Clemens), but he seemed to have more trouble with Torre and/or Stottlemyre, plus his book came out and ruffled more feathers than I expected. Remember how furious everyone was when he wrote about steroid use? Next thing you know, Canseco talks, Congress investigates, Bonds is all over the news, and everone's forgotten what a hard time Wells got. It hurt a lot when he went to Boston, but Steinbrenner deserved it after offering him essentially nothing plus incentives because his back went out on him in the postseason. I envy you, San Diego. I'll come to see you at Shea again, like I did last time 'round. You've got a very very good team with great pitching. That will be a real game against the Mets. This is my first day with you here -- hadn't time to be funny because I wanted to get something up about Wells, but I must add that you are very clever and enjoyable writers.

posted by outofthebullpen at 04:31 AM on March 03