"They didn't want to set him up for any kind of failure.**"
(Brian Schneider, via Washington Post, 6/17/2007)
**But they still keep throwing him to the wolves every 5 days anyway.
- HR #7 for Da Meat Hook: better hurry up and trade him, Jim, before he starts cooling down. He'd look good in pinstripes. Twins no longer interested?
- It's a wee bit early to be floating Manny Acta's name out there as manager of the year (oh, and they're 10 games under .500, Dick).
- Nook Logan's replacement kept his hitting streak alive yesterday. Watson goes for 43 in a row and a new International League record today.
(AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)