If Ken wants to go the game show route, I'm happy to play along. It's time for another edition of Spot the Outlier, in which you try and guess which one of these things is not like the other before I finish my song.
Are you ready? Your category is Runs Scored by the A's on the Current Road trip.
So how about it? Can you Spot the Outlier? More importantly, do you think Bob Geren and Billy Beane can?
On a lighter note, in the bottom of the fourth with Clevelanders on first and third, Greg Smith used his excellent pickoff move to retire Andy Marte 1-6-3; Cleveland's backup infielder was the runner on third and didn't advance on the play.
"And Will Carroll remains at third base," radio play-by-play man Vince Cotroneo intoned.
Man, I had no idea he even signed with Cleveland. That Baseball Prospectus gig really does open the door to big things at the Major League level.