Saturday, July 21, 2007

Reason #119 - 20-Game Winners

The Indians have a chance to have two 20-game winners (CC Sabathia and Fausto Carmona) this season - if bad weather doesn't cause a condensed schedule and result in doubleheaders.

Friday, July 20, 2007

Reason #118 - Kenny Lofton

1990s star Kenny Lofton is talking about being interested in coming back to Cleveland for one last shot at a World Series ring. Would a roof bring him back? Would a roof be a decent consolation prize if we come up short again in trying to win it all?

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Reason #117 - Stadium Renovations

Browns Stadium is undergoing significant renovations due to broken water pipes last weekend. Why not do it right and add a $100 million retractable roof?

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Reason #116 - Distractions

The Indians lost two out of three to the lowly White Sox today. Perhaps they were distracted by my retractable roof buzz. Players play the games; I'll worry about the roof.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Reason #115 - Wedgie

Manager Eric Wedge has a new contract - a sign that the Dolans have money to spend. Managers are hired to be fired, but retractable roofs are an investment in meteorological security.

Monday, July 16, 2007

Reason #114 - Losers

Yesterday, the Phillies lost their 10,000th game in franchise history - the most by any professional sports team. They have a new ballpark, but no roof, and the losing continues.

Sunday, July 15, 2007

Reason #113 - Browns Stadium

Last night's Kenny Chesney concert was held at Browns Stadium, where the toilets didn't work, water poured from the rafters, and then it rained. A high-quality retractable roof would have prevented maybe two of the problems.