I’d say it’s time to start looking forward to next year, but we’ve been doing that for months. Since we’ve pretty much all declared this season dead before June even finished, I know today is a special one. The Blue Jays have released their 2019 schedule.
Aaron Sanchez has made just 15 starts this season. He was placed on the disabled list back in late June with a finger injury. Given the fact his entire 2017 went in the gutter due to a blister and other blister-related injuries, it seemed that this was just an extension of the same thing.
Thomas Pannone channeled his inner Jesse Litsch today. The young lefty carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning today against the Trash Birds and ended up surrendering just one single over seven innings of work. That’s a hell of a first start.
While I was trying to figure out what to do with my degree in my twenties, I used to bartend at a hoity-toity boutique hotel in Yorkville. I will never forget when an old Texan sat down at the bar on a hot lazy summer day and told me that it’s not everyday that a…