O's news you never thought you'd read
So much for the sweep.
The Orioles just lost to the Yankees 11-2 to finish their first series of the season. Still, taking two of three has got to feel pretty good.
I'm about to head down to the clubhouse and start working on a column for tomorrow's paper. But I just had to pass this along to you. I picked up this news release in the pressbox this afternoon, and I couldn't believe what I was reading.
Now my Japanese isn't the best. I have no formal training. (And I have no informal training for that matter.) But I'm pretty sure this release is announcing the signing of Roger Clemens.
Or that a Matt Wieters statue will be unveiled outside the ballpark on May 1.
Or that every broom brought into Camden Yards for today's presumed sweep will be donated to the city's sanitation department.
Or that the Orioles will host a special Mark Teixeira headless bobblehead doll promotion when the Yankees return to town.
Or maybe it's a memo to Teixeira that says, "Boo boo! Boo! Boo boo boooo! Boo! BOOOO! Boo. Boo! Boooooooo! Boo-boo-boooo!"
Or most likely, it's just a food menu on Orioles letterhead.
At any rate, I've got to get down to the clubhouse for interviews, so I'll let you offer your best translation.
(After the jump is an enlarged image, in case your own Japanese benefits from enlarged images.)