So what took them so long? Lonnie Wheeler of the
Cincinnati Post wonders why it took the Reds so long
to take the "interim" off of manager Dave Miley's
title. Is he just another short-timer?
T.R. Sullivan of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
discussed the complexities of the Alex Rodriguez for
Manny Ramirez deal and complexities they are. There
must be movement on trading incumbent shortstop Nomar
Garciaparra (who I would have bet was going to spend
his whole career with the Red Sox) and a meeting of
the minds over how much cash the Sox are willing to
send to Arlington to help compensate the Rangers for
Ramirez's national debt-sized contract.
Richard Griffin examines the Hall of Fame situation
and doesn't find much to his liking. Only two men on
the new list deserve entry, he feels. Find out who
they are in today's Toronto Star.
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