September 5, 2008
Piniella Asleep Beside the Wheel
Now, I’m a big Lou Piniella fan. He’s the last great manager the Reds have had, and he cleaned up the pile of crap Dusty Baker deposited in Chicago more quickly than I ever could have imagined. But the symbolism of Piniella getting lost are very delicious.
As I write, the Cubs are down 9-0 to the Reds. That’s right, 9 to nothing. Should Cincinnati hold on, Chicago will have lost its 6th game in a row. Apparently, Piniella’s not the only one taking a nap.