Checking the Wire 5/18/09


Bruce Jenkins builds the perfect player piece by piece.

Jesus (Guzman) will get a chance to DH this week as he auditions to take playing time from Travis Ishikawa.

Mark Purdy says the Big Unit needs to be more consistent. Umm, Mark, he's45 years old. He IS NOT a #2 starter. He's doing fine. What Johnson really needs to do is work his magic on Jonathan Sanchez somehow.

Post game Giants' notes from Baggarly. Also, the Giants are undefeated in 2009 when Kevin Frandsen starts. Look it up, RT.

The A's 2009 is on the precipice of oblivion, and nobody seems to care. A's baseball!

What's Zito listening to these days? Well, he's twittering about these guys. Makes sense to me.


The Lakers rolled the Rockets and Air France helped key the Magic's win. Air France?!?

Also from Kawakami, Did the Rowell-Mullin split go back to 2007 KG trade talks?


Monte Poole has a message for JaMarcus Russell: WAKE UP!