2. Deepak Torre chimes in with some wonderfully vapid advice for former grunt Lee Mazzilli, that being fired "shouldn’t change the way you feel about yourself".
3. The Yankees have their 7th of what promise to be at least 10 "turning points" of the season. Not sure what direction they will be pointing in after their final one, but everyone has to be a little dizzy at this point. Get out the barf bags.
4. Saddest news of the day: the Cards are leaving KMOX. The station I used to be able to tune in late at night under the covers, in suburban Boston no less. They are off to join the Yankees and Sox as media moguls, and here’s hoping they turn up the wattage, though satellite radio is ending the romantic notion of secretly tuning in a scratchy Jack Buck-type while the parents are downstairs.