Roch Around the Clock



The Kickoff

April 18, 2007|By ROCH KUBATK0

Thirteen games into a baseball season can provide quite an education.

For instance, having heard the reception that greeted Aubrey Huff's return to Tropicana Field on Monday night, we learned what 12 people booing sounds like.

We also know that the reports on Huff's defense at first base weren't exaggerated. He's not going to win any Gold Gloves, though he appeared to be wear ing one on his left hand.

We also know that spending $42 million on your bullpen is as fin ancially irresponsible as ordering an extra topping on your pizza. Why the heck not? It's so worth it-- unless we're talking pineapple here. Then don't do it.

Seriously. Don't do it. It isn't a tropical drink. If it doesn't come with an umbrella and an ocean view, it shouldn't have pineapple. But I digress ...

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