Purgatory Online

Friday, May 20, 2005

The A's have placed Octavio "Quote, Closer, Unquote" on the DL with a strained right elbow, depriving me of some much-needed entertainment in the late innings of close A's games. Rookie Huston Street is expected to take over the duties of demonstrating that teams actually do need guys who can pitch effectively in the ninth inning.