Checking the Wire 8/21/09


Bruce Jenkins wonders why there are no left-handed catchers? [SFGate]

Baggs' post-game notes including a half-hearted defense of Howry. Stop. Howry has been the weak link in the bullpen all year and pitching him in Cincinnati's park is playing with fire. [Merc]

A's? Anyone? No? Okay.


Bruce Jenkins, again, this time looking at the QB drama in the NFC North. [SFGate]

Ray Ratto rains on Jahvid Best's award chances. [SFGate]

A slow day for Matt Maiocco as the 49ers prepare for tomorrow's game against the Raiders means Q&A. Some questions about the Ahmad Brooks-Manny Lawson-Parys Haralson and Nate Davis. Plus, nothing new whatsoever with Crabtree. [Press Democrat]

Raiders notes from David White. DHB and Louis Murphy, both rookies, will be the starting WRs against the 49ers. I smell some INTs. [SFGate]


MTII ponders the notion of Stephan Curry in the starting lineup for the Warriors next season. [CC Times]