Checking the Wire 7/16/09


Tim Kawakami has seen enough Zito and thinks the Giants are better off without him. Rob Neyer's take is that Zito's probably better than anyone the Giants would replace him with. My take? Barry Zito for Roy Halladay, done.

Sue Burns, principal owner of the Giants, has been diagnosed with cancer.

Henry Schulman's first half grades for the Giants. Susan Slusser's A's grades.

What's to be done with Matt Holliday? A's fans? Hello?

Cam Inman asks and answers 15 questions for the rest of the MLB season. My question, who mails it in more, Inman or Ostler?


The Media is overreacting over LeBron James? I don't believe it.


Kevin Lynch tries to compare the 2009 49ers with the early '90s Cowboys. In a word, No.