Although their work from adapted sources sometimes doesn’t measure up to their inspired best, the Coen brothers are still among my favorite filmmakers, and who better to take on Michael Chabon’s The Yiddish Policemen’s Union?
The Tigers have won three in a row! The last a 13-2 annihilation of the Cleveland Indians. It’s hard to complain about anything after a game like that, but how would you like to be Pudge Rodriguez, who (while his teammates were racking up 17 hits and wearing themselves out running around the bases) went 0 for 6 hitting leadoff, and left 10 guys on base? Eek.
Surprising baseball stat of the day: Tonight’s grand slam by Edgar Renteria was the fifth of his career.