Josh Brage

Go Ahead . . . Ask Me
June 30, 2007, 4:16 am
Filed under: Baseball; Rockies

Ask me if I want to talk about it.

I don’t.
At all.

My heart hurts and I am going to bed.


June 29, 2007, 8:05 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Power just went out! Good thing i have my safety vest!

June 29, 2007, 8:05 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Power just went out! Good thing i have my safety vest!

Ok . . . Honestly?
June 29, 2007, 12:39 pm
Filed under: Baseball; Rockies, Morning

So I blogged on Monday about the disappointing pattern of the Rockies coming from behind in dramatic fashion fueled by a late-inning Tulow dinger and then Brian Fuentes coming in and failing to close the game out for us.

Friday night in Toronto – Tulow 2-run shot to put us up 6-4. Fuentes blows the save.

Monday night in Chicago – Tulow 3-run shot to cap a six run ninth that put us up 9-8. Fuentes blows the save.

So last night, I am at Buffalo Wild Wings where you will find me every Wing Thursday (boneless = $.50) and am watching my Rockies falter away a lead this time. Cook pitched alright. And it was enjoyable watching Biggio get his 3,000th. So the game goes extra innings. Then comes the 11th. Tulow gets up and I get excited. Sure enough, doink, solo shot to put us up 5-4. I am now very excited and am watching Brian come in from the outfield to close this one. (Surely there is no way that he will blow 3 saves IN A ROW! IN CLOSE GAMES!)

Guess what? He loaded the bases and gives up a walk-off grand slam to Carlos Lee.

Hey Clint, just a suggestion. Maybe we let someone else have the ball in actual save situations. I know that we pay Brian out the butt to come in and lose close games for us, but I am getting a little tired of it. Brian, you are continually breaking my heart.

I Really Don’t Know What to Do With This
June 28, 2007, 3:57 pm
Filed under: Presidents

But it seemed blog-worthy.

Look what happens when a President gets elected in a year with a “0” at the end.
Also notice it goes in increments of 20 years.

1840: William Henry Harrison (died in office)
1860: Abraham Lincoln (assassinated)
1880: James A. Garfield (assassinated)
1900: William McKinley (assassinated)
1920: Warren G. Harding (died in office)
1940: Franklin D. Roosevelt (dies in office)
1960: John F. Kennedy (assassinated)
1980: Ronald Reagan (survived assassination attempt)
2000: George W. Bush ????????????

And to think that we had two guys fighting it out in the courts to be the one elected in

You might also be interested in this.

Have a history teacher explain this—– if they can.

Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.
John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.

Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.

Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.
Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.

Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
Both Presidents were shot in the head.

Now it gets really weird.

Lincoln’s secretary was named Kennedy.
Kennedy’s Secretary was named Lincoln.

Both were assassinated by Southerners.
Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.

Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.
Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.

John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in
Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.

Both assassins were known by their three names.
Both names are composed of fifteen letters.

Now hang on to your seat.

Lincoln was shot at the theater named ‘Ford.’ Kennedy was shot in a car called ‘Lincoln’ made by ‘Ford.’

Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.

And here’s the kicker…….

A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland.

A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.

Ok Brian
June 26, 2007, 3:44 am
Filed under: Baseball; Rockies

On Friday night in the top of the 10th inning in Toronto, Tulow hit a two-run shot to deep left center. This put the Rockies on top. In comes Brian Fuentes to blow the save (his 3rd blown save of the year.) And we drop the first of three to the Blue Jays.

Tonight, in the top of the 9th. The boys start the inning down 8-3 and proceed to put 6 up and take the lead. Aided by a 3 run shot by, yep, Tulow. In comes Brian Fuentes to, yep, blow another save.

For some reason I thought we had one of the best closers in the National League. Apparently, I was mistaken. Brian, you have broken my heart twice now in 4 games. Please stop that.

Jesus Makes a Good Point
June 25, 2007, 7:46 pm
Filed under: Whatever