Tag Archives: baseball

Play Games, Get Rich

Not too many peo­ple get rich play­ing games. Well, except for real gam­blers with pok­er (shout-out to David Williams). Maybe some with M:tG. And of course I guess game devel­op­ers turn a liv­ing out of play­ing games. Some of them get rich over it, or at least seem to. Oh, nev­er­mind any­one can do it: […]

Squirrels and Nuts

I had hope that the Giants could sal­vage the three-game series with a win today. But the Cards are a bet­ter team, so I wasn’t all that sur­prised when Pujols and com­pa­ny looked poised to win it. Then a ven­er­a­ble blind squir­rel came out to find a nut before the sun would set. This is […]

Self-Interest and the General Manager

Every­one acts in their own self-inter­est. Bri­an Sabean wants to make a trade for a bat. Good idea. Noth­ing wrong with try­ing to address a weak­ness, and believe me, the local team has a weak­ness. (Giants : Offense :: Achilles : Heel). The ques­tion becomes what you’re will­ing to give up. Sabean is will­ing to […]

Dinner with Timmy

I don’t nor­mal­ly stalk celebri­ties.… Last night after work I went to din­ner at Par­ma, a tiny Ital­ian restau­rant in the Pre­sidio area. There, a lit­tle hap­py luck shined down. At the table next to me? Tim Lince­cum and Joe Mar­tinez. I tried to let them eat in peace, but hap­pi­ly Tim­my joined in our […]