Two things happened today that you don't see every day, and it's a good thing you don't. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 504 points, all but guaranteeing that I'll be blogging into my 90s, and the Milwaukee Brewers fired manager Ned Yost with the Brew Crew tied for the National League wild card lead.
The Dow has had bigger drops, but never before has a major league manager been fired in September with his team in such good playoff shape. The Brewers, however, were in a tailspin of their own, prompting GM Doug Melvin and principle owner Mark Attanasio to pull the trigger on an unprecedented move that will look very good or very bad when the playoff races are decided over the next two weeks.
Depending on how you want to look at it, the Brewers management either made a bold, decisive move to try and salvage the season or panicked at a point in the stretch run when everyone should be pulling in the same direction.
I feel strongly both ways. How about you?