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Saturday, June 02, 2001

Rocky Mountain News: O’Dowd looks to familiar team in trading for Cruz

Dan O’Dowd is one of smartest execs around. Cruz is a good pickup for the Rocks.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 02, 2001 at 03:56 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark

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   1. Cris E Posted: June 04, 2001 at 02:20 PM (#69085)
Clutch indeed, since he managed this with only 67 HR. I'm surprised to read this since I would have expected to read something about a guy averaging 600 RBI a season. It just goes to show that if you look around there are good hitters not getting the PAs...

PS joke
   2. scruff Posted: June 04, 2001 at 03:17 PM (#69086)
The thing that makes that error even funnier is that they wrote it 2,999; THEY PUT THE COMMA IN, 2999 is much more understandable than 2,999. Whoever edited that column has probably never seen a baseball game, and it must be their style to include commas, so the editor just edited it without thinking. As someone who used to write for a regional newspaper, gaffes like this crack me up every time.

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