Finally. Our long national—well, regional—nightmare has ended.
Wow. Two allusions to Richard Nixon and I'm not even past the intro slide.
It does feel like a gray cloud has lifted over Giant-ville.
Their NL West deficit has swelled to six games (hmm...opportunity to contrast deficit to mounting national debt...no, you're not Scott Ostler. Get to point, now).
But the D-backs arrive Friday. They meet six more times. If the offense can awaken just a little.
Perhaps cutting two offensive zombies and bringing up a slugging rookie will prove to be a turning point.
For now, here are four immediate implications of releasing Rowand and Tejada, activating Pat Burrell and adding Brett Pill.