July 21, 2001: Life as a LOOGY — Do one thing really really well


Story originally appeared July 21, 2011 at thestar.com MORGAN CAMPBELL SPORTS REPORTER Seconds after ordering the intentional walk that loads the bases in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 5-5 tie against the Washington Nationals, then-Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez marches to the mound to take the ball from the outgoing pitcher. In … Continue reading

July 22, 2011: Big bopper DH is a rare sight these days


Story first appeared July 22, 2011 in the Toronto Star. MORGAN CAMPBELL SPORTS REPORTER On the first Sunday in July, Edwin Encarnacion and Adam Lind traded places to cool down Phillies star pitcher Cliff Lee. Though he’s the team’s everyday first baseman, Lind took over as the designated hitter that day, and singled off Lee … Continue reading

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