Tuesday, May 5, 2009

The Worst Pitching in the League

This may be wildly inaccurate, but I do believe that the Indian's have to have the worst pitching in the league and if not they rightfully should. I simply cannot understand what has happened to the Indians this year and I can't blame it on a team that seems to be kicking their offense into high gear of late. Perhaps this is an unconscious reaction to their own shoddy pitching. Even though they are scoring alot of runs I cannot find solace in a win that is 9-7 like it was yesterday. We need more lopsided victories for me to feel confident at all.

I don't know if a new manager is the right decision as I genuinely like what Wedge has done for the team. Unfortunately, like a new coat of paint on an old house, sometimes change is absolutely necessary. In any case it is clear that something needs to be done and it has reached the point where we are all legitimately concerned for the season.

On the other hand, this season sees the Kansas City Royals in first place in a division in which they have traditionally been stored in the dank cellar! Just one year after the improbable World Series appearance of the Tampa Bay Rays, it is definitely interesting to see that baseball seems to be turning more and more into a game where ANYONE has a shot (with the possible exception of the Baltimore Orioles). As a baseball fan, I can't help but feel excited for the game in general in an era where the looming threat of steroids has dampened many a baseball fan's spirits. But I still wish the Indians would do something.....