You really think this is end of the might BoSox nation?
Strip out the front runners. I've 45 years in this thing, so I'll be with them regardless, but it does give me the right to jab at them.
He's doing his SF imitation in hopes that his prediction has the reverse jinx. On the positive side I see fewer and fewer phony sawks fans at drinking establishments.
Not really on either point. Byrd has been a guy who hired a trainer from BALCO so there has been rumors. It's like Pudge losing weight. It's got to be acknowledged as a point to be skeptical about. I like Byrd, have wanted him on either of my teams, but had lost track of his fall off since June. I can see why he was picked up, and I now see why he might have been avoided. As for fewer fans, depends on the bar, I guess. People still ask for the games to be on.