Friday, May 19, 2006

True Commuters

The Yanks get on the Subway to Shea Stadium this weekend, like most New York commuters--grouchy, tired, a bit depleted. We're used to these strange interleague tilts more closely resembling prom--young party people riding limosines and acting like big shots.

But you're not a big shot when you're signing Terrence Long, even if it's to a minor league contract. You're not a big shot when an injury to Bubba Crosby is enough to make you curse. You're not a big shot when Scott Erickson gets to pitch in a game whose end result is still in doubt.

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