Danny the Rabbit continued the recent streak of excellent A's starts Saturday, allowing three runs in a complete game victory over the Giants. I'll be out at the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday, to see if Rich Harden can keep it going.
Which means I won't be home to follow the Bout of the Year: the Toronto Blue Jays versus the Washington Nationals.
Not only are these teams 1-2 in the MLB Heavyweight Standings, but Sunday's losing team along with its entire league will be eliminated from the Heavyweight Title for the rest of the year.
Originally, Livan Hernandez was scheduled to start, but he threw on Saturday instead. Now the hopes of the National League will rest on the hyper-inconsistent arm of Tony Armas. The AL is placing its hopes on Gustavo Chacin. Chacin has had a much better year than Armas, but Chacin's last two starts were not very good.
It could be any kind of game. I'll keep my eye on that out-of-town scoreboard.
The Blue Jays break a 5-5 tie with two runs in the eighth, and two in the ninth, to eliminate the Nationals and their league, 9-5. Congrats American League, and may the best team win!