So according to Wikipedia this is old news (as in, it happened on December 21st) but I only just heard it about it, so I’m celebrating now. Better late than never, right?
Here’s the news: Eugenio Velez is now a St. Louis Cardinal!
Now you know I can’t stand the Cardinals, especially after That Game That I Do Not Mention in last season’s World Series, but I reckon they’re a little higher on the list of Teams I Loathe than the Dodgers, so this is a step in the right direction.
I know that many (most?) Giants fans are not that… fond, shall we say, of Velez, but I am and I’m excited that he has another opportunity. And I will defend him til the day I die about the whole dropped-ball-rain-thing. If you are anti-Velez and feel in the mood to annoy yourself, you can read that post here.
Anyhow, however you feel about Eugenio, you’ve got to admit that Cardinal Red should suit his complexion rather nicely. Better than blue or orange. Progress, people. Progress.