KC In The House
Friday, May 11, 2007, 5:29 pm
Erstad, CF; Ozuna, DH; Dye, RF; PK, 1B; AJ, C; Crede, 3B; Iguchi, 2B; Uribe, SS; Terrero, LF. Garland pitching.
Lots of unpacking going on in the clubhouse after an eight-game, three-city road trip that seemed to take forever.
Now, the team is in Chicago for the next 17 days (15 games).
I saw John Danks at his locker and congratulated him on his first career victory. Then I noticed that four pitchers were listed for BP today — Danks, Vazquez, Jenks and Buehrle — in preparation for playing at National League ballparks starting against the Cubs on May 18.
Danks laughed, saying he had not batted since high school.
"It could get ugly," he said. "I won’t lie."
Inside the team lounge, Ed Farmer and AJ were going at each other … there’s a surprise.
It’s Dog Day tonight, which I have to admit I don’t get, but 500 very happy dogs and dog owners will be out to enjoy the night. No fireworks on home runs.
Cedric Benson is scheduled to throw out a ceremonial first pitch tonight, while Alex Brown is planning to take in the game tomorrow.
Ross Gload …