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Maybe I'm watching too much baseball

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Last night I dreamt that Giants catcher Mike Matheny, who’s out for the season (possibly forever) with a head trauma from a series of concussions, came back to play first base.

You see, Matheny’s concussions came from one too many foul balls of the catcher’s mask, so first base would be workable for him. You rarely get hit in the face with a baseball at first base.

Of course, first base is where you put the guy who can hit but can’t do too much defensively. And Matheny’s just the opposite. He’s a pro baseball player because of his fantastic work behind the plate, not because of his mediocre numbers at the plate. The last thing the Giants need is another mediocre bat.

So maybe it wasn’t a dream, but a nightmare.

Ben Tremblay
August 29, 2006 8:26 PM

*blink* Too much? *blink* Give it a rest; on this one you can relax ... you've other concerns.

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