It’s Goofy Play Day! Behold Contender #1 for goofiest looking play of Goofy Play Day! As Pee Wee Herman would say, “I meant to do that!” Behold Contender #2. For Goofy Play Contender #3, on that last slow motion view he sure looked out to me. It was a pretty athletic slide, though. I’m not sure what the heck Semien was thinking on his way into third. Perhaps he even wins Goofy Play Day, although the competition is quite fierce. Check out this one! I guess it’s a 1-3 kick save.
Angels News and Opinion
The debate rages on about whether Albert Pujols is a greater hitter than Mike Trout. I guess this comes on the heels of him tying Willie Mays in Home Runs. We’ll see how the comparison holds up eight or ten years from now. Mike Trout continues to make adjustments, for example. Here is your chance to win a pair of signed Mike Trout cleats. This is only for Orange County residents who are 18 years of age or older.
Ex Angels News
Jonathan Lucroy has a new job with the Phillies. Andrew Romine is still knocking around in the minors. He is now with the Rangers organization. It’s nice to see these guys still trying. I think it’s only a matter of time before they end up in the KBO, though.
General Baseball News
Spring training 2021 will begin on February 27 and the regular season will start on April fools day. Now Trevor Bauer wants to have a one on one public discussion with Rob Manfred about changes being made to the game of baseball. I’d say pop some popcorn, but I am pretty sure Rob Manfred will studiously ignore this. Today’s bench clearing and smack talking drama features Yadier Molina and the Brewers. Cardinals manager Mike Schildt gets a one game suspension for his part in inciting the brouhaha. He served it in game two of Wednesday’s double header. For our negativity of the day, I present to you For our negativity of the day, I present to you “Every Team’s Most Boneheaded Decision in 2020”