There is nothing I can say about tonight’s game that will make it better, so I’m not even going to try. Those of us in attendance were horrified, and those of us watching it on TV were glad we weren’t with those of us in attendance. I also don’t have the time tonight to get into everything, but I do have a ton of video, including Macklemore’s performance, the red carpet on the field, and Marilyn Neihaus and the Niehaus family throwing out the first pitch to Felix Hernandez. I’m going to have to put them all up tomorrow after work. I’m pushing my luck as it is being up this late.
One quick thing, though. Jack Wilson isn’t injured, and he wasn’t taken out of the game the other day in Texas – he took himself out of the game. I hope I properly understand this in my current state of exhaustion, and can paraphrase the article – Jack Wilson took himself out of a game against the Texas Rangers because he didn’t feel like he could play it anymore. The first thing that came to mind upon reading this a few minutes ago was that time early last season when Wilson had thrown out the word “retirement” at least once. But that was glossed over and we never spoke of it again. Everything seemed fine. Now, not so much, and it appears that Eric Wedge is not pleased about it in the biggest possible way. I’m not so stoked, either; I like Wilson, and I want him to play, especially after the train wreck Adam Kennedy created tonight. We need Jack Wilson.
There’s nothing more to say. I need a book, some socks, and 7 hours of sleep. More tomorrow, after I’ve had some time to put all of this into some perspective.