Next Monday is Opening Day, Nats fans! Who’s pscyhed? Both of you? That’s what I’m talkin’ about! Let’s do this!
Twice in recent weeks, Sports Illustrated baseball guru Jon Heyman has mentioned the heat has steadily been increasing underneath the seat of Washington Nationals’ General Manager Jim Bowden. It’s all just speculation at this point, but it does offer an opportune time to discuss Bowden’s tenure with the team.
If this winter feels warmer to you, there’s no need to blame global warming or El Nino. Instead the cause may lie in Nashville’s Opryland Hotel, where baseball’s so called “Hot Stove” is ablaze and the trade winds are fanning the flames to every major leage market.
I always enjoy the knee-jerk reactions following the trading deadline. Everyone is rushing to label winners and losers, when in reality it will take at least two months, if not several years before these trades can be properly evaluated.