Ump Tosses LA Angels Pitcher After Two Pitches

John Lackey, one of the approximately 6.2 million Los Angeles Angels of Anywhere We Can Make a Buck pitchers that have been unavailable thus far this season, came back today for his first game of the season.  The sigh of relief from Angels’ fans had barely escaped their lips when Lackey threw his first pitch behind the head of Texas Rangers infielder Ian Kinsler, possibly for his two home runs Saturday.

Mike Scioscia arguing

Lackey (and Mike Scioscia?) must have truly been confident there would be few repercussions for this because the second pitch hit Kinsler in the trunk.  Who would throw out John Lackey, one of the best pitchers in baseball, on his first batter of the season?  As it turns out, umpire Bob Davidson would.

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Blog Jam: Maria Sharapova Is Not A Cheap Date

    Maria Sharapova

  • Ann Killion of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS brings up a good point: Why is nobody going after Lou Piniella for being 0-6 in the playoffs, while Dusty Baker would’ve never escaped such criticism.

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Blog-O-Rama: But Did They Interview The Horse?

  • READERS DIGEST has the Barbaro piece you may or may not have been waiting all winter to read.

Barbaro Screen Saver

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