The on again, off again, on again, off again, get it!, trade between The Dodgers and Braves is official. The Braves trader Alberto Callaspo, Eric Stults, Ian Thomas and Juan Jaime to The West Coast. The Dodgers in return, get Juan Uribe and Chris Withrow. In Withrow, the potential is there for a major reliever. Withrow is presently recovering from Tommy John surgery. The Dodgers get Stults who has been unimpressive for The Braves for the past three seasons. He is a possible rotation fill in and veteran Uribe. The other plaeyrs are fill-ins.
by Adam Warren and The Yankees defeat The Royals 5-1. Once again Yankees announcers are stressing over The Yankees’ starting rotation. What will happen when Tanaka comes back. That is a good problem, with a simple solution,
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Art Garfunkel, formerly of Simon & Garfunkel, had some not so nice words to say about his former and sometimes partner, Paul Simon. Garfunkel blames Simon as the reason, the two are no longer touring. In an interview in Rolling Stone, Garfunkel said:
“Will I do another tour with Paul? Well, that’s quite doable. As far as this half is concerned, why not? But I’ve been in that same place for decades. This is where I was in 1971.” Garfunkel said before pretending to address Simon. “How can you walk away from this lucky place on top of the world, Paul? What’s going on with you, you idiot? How could you let that go, jerk?” Garfunkel said that Simon suffers from a “Napoleonic complex. George Harrison spoke to Garnfunkel at a party and said
my Paul is to me what your Paul is to you.’ Garfunkel has suffered from vocal problems, but stated that his voice has returned 96%.