Saturday on FOX
Today’s game is a regional telecast on FOX so hopefully you’ll be either here or watching on TV.
Last night’s victory was just what the doctor ordered and the stadium was hopping. Sure, a lot of them are transplanted Cub fans, but that made it even more exciting to see what Kuroda could do.
We are designating Terry Tiffee for assignment this morning and Angel Berroa will be here shortly, if he hasn’t already arrived. Joe Torre said he’d be starting tomorrow. Adding a Dominican named “Angel” made me think of Angel Pena, the former catching prospect, who I believe still plays winter ball down there and does pretty well. That’s not really relevant to anything, but just throwing it out there.
While Berroa will start tomorrow at shortstop, Jason Schmidt will not be starting for the 51s, as he’s had a little tightness in his shoulder so he’ll take a few more days off before heading to Vegas.
Meanwhile, Jeff Kent was supposed to get today off, but he gave himself last night off when he went off on the umpire, so he’s in there today. Here’s the lineup: