Was Byung-Hyun Kim just too different to keep his job
in Arizona? Jerry Brown of the East Valley Tribune
says that some of Kim's work habits soured the team on
keeping him around.
That Tug McGraw was able to hold a news conference
Thursday was probably a miracle in itself. After
having a brain tumor removed two months ago, the
former Mets and Phillies reliever reports that he is
doing well but makes no secret of the fact that he
still has a long way to go, writes Bill Finely of the
New York Times.
No National League outfield has ever boasted three
30-homer men. Two teams have a shot at that feat this
year. The Braves trio of Andruw and Chipper Jones and
Gary Sheffield might have a
shot. Chipper has to pick up the pace somewhat. The
Reds also have a chance, although it would require Ken
Griffey, Jr. to start laying the bat on the ball and
more playing time for Adam Dunn in the outfield,
reports Dave O'Brien of the Atlanta
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