Saturday, February 15, 2020

SS Equals Shortstop and Silky Smooth: Tony Fernandez (1962-2020)

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This is not how I wanted to make my return to the JITH writer pool. In fact, it had reached the point where I wasn't sure if I was ever going to write another post, but Octavio Antonio Fernandez Castro's passing has snapped me out of my stupour, and compelled me to submit this offering that will attempt to put into words the on-field exploits of the man who had four different stints with our Blue Jays. I have no personal first hand accounts of the way he conducted himself off the field, but there's no shortage of them online. Here, here, and here for example. Join me on the other side, as we celebrate the life and career of the late, great Tony Fernandez.

Party Weekend: Post-Valentine's Day Edition!

morning has broken (me).

Monday, February 10, 2020

Monday Moans

Because Mondays are hard enough.

My contribution: I've been bored recently so I've decided to take up fencing. The neighbors said they will call the police unless I put it back.

*Does anyone want to write up something for Thursday, when pitchers and catchers report?