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Thursday, June 09, 2005

Boomer

Funny how a guy 42 years old (or whatever his age) can sit around for 3-4 hours to wait to pitch and then be able to say, "I don't think I made a bad pitch" after the game was over and he'd thrown 94 pitches in 8 innings. He may be unpredictable on and off the field, but there is something about Wells that makes you pay attention. And something that seems to fire him up at times when a team needs him to throw his best.
Thanks, Boomer, for rescuing a small amount of pride for your mates from their otherwise boring and lackluster trip to St. Louis.