Matches, Lighter Fluid, Uniform, Marshmallows? Check, Check, Check, and Check.

By Vince Grzegorek

By now most of you have probably heard about Scott Proctor’s equipment bonfire after Saturday night’s game at Yankee Stadium. (In a world of cell phone cameras, no one got a picture of this? Come on!)

Usually it’s the other way around, with the fans burning a jersey in effigy. But . . . → Read More: Matches, Lighter Fluid, Uniform, Marshmallows? Check, Check, Check, and Check.

Blame Canada MLB

Yesterday was July 1st, which is traditionally celebrated as Canada Day up north. I’m told that from a strict statutory standpoint, this year’s version of the holiday is today, because July 1st fell on a Sunday. Doesn’t really matter from a uni-related standpoint, because the Blue Jays were on the road yesterday and are . . . → Read More: Blame Canada MLB

‘C’ Section

Derek Lowe is scheduled to pitch tonight for the Dodgers. I’d been looking forward to this, because several readers reported over the weekend that Lowe was spotted in the dugout during last Saturday’s game with a captain’s “C” on his jersey. Unfortunately, nobody provided a screen grab or even specified the inning in which . . . → Read More: ‘C’ Section

Muy Loco

In case you somehow missed it on E!, the big uni-related news yesterday was that Chad Johnson wore an “ocho cinco” nameplate during pregame warm-ups (that’s “eight five,” in case you don’t habla Español). He was reportedly told he’d be fined if he wore it during the game, so teammate Carson Palmer reached over . . . → Read More: Muy Loco