Monday, August 25, 2008

Why We're Not Covering Joe Torre's Blog

Joe Torre (supposedly) has a blog. And we don't care. Why? Because baseball players treat blogs like new girlfriends: lots of attention at first, then nothing. To wit:

player blog first post latest post
Chad Billingsley Chad Billingsley Aug. 30, 2007 Sept. 22, 2007
Andruw Jones Roaming Center with Andruw March 13, 2008 March 16, 2008
Andre Ethier Dining with 'Dre June 5, 2008 July 5, 2008

In fairness, Tommy Lasorda—or his overworked, underpaid personal assistant—updates his blog regularly. And Takashi Saito's "Challenge Blog" seems well-maintained...if you read Japanese.

"But baseball players have full-time jobs," you say. Hey, so do we. If you say baseball players have better things to do, you'll get no argument here. But then why start a blog in the first place?

Leave the blogging to us, Dodgers. You guys worry about breaking the hearts of Dodger fans everywhere.


Alex Cora said...

Was that Grazing Center with Andruw? Man, I am glad he stopped posting - imagine the comments.