Steve Gilbert really wants you to know the Padres are tired.
Things are going OK with the 5-9 San Diego Padres, who are pretty bad, but thusfar have been watchable. Tonight, however, MLB.com wants you to know they might really suck against the Arizona Diamondbacks. How so?
Red-eye flight in bold letters. Jarred Cosart—he of a 6 ERA last season and 4.52 ERA the one before that—’s name.
The More >> links into a story from MLB Diamondbacks writer Steve Gilbert, who includes the following as the first of three things to know about in his game preview:
This translates roughly thusly: Baseball is a long-ass grind, and we’re courteously letting you know that dudes are going to be tired and jet-lagged and might mail it in tonight. Plus Jarred Cosart is pitching.
I just bought two tickets for the game. Gonna be a blast.