Aug 23, 2007 10
I’ve done some expert drafts under less-than-ideal conditions, like with one or two of my 18-month old twins on my lap, but last night was ridiculous.
Since I’ve spent about 9 minutes with my kids this month, I figured I’d step aside for a few hours and catch a Phillies game. It was supposed to be a great matchup, too: Cole Hamels vs. Brad Penny.
I should have know the night was going to be rough when it was announced that Hamels wasn’t going to make the start, and then Penny was moved in the rotation, so we had to settle for Derek Lowe (not bad, I admit).
And then I realized I was schedule to partake in another “Expert Draft” that night. Damn, I just can’t step aside for even 180 minutes. I have my laptop and my wireless broadband card, so I figured I could swing drafting at the game. I did, but it was pretty rough. I got my two older kids with me, I’m fighting traffic on the Walt Whitman bridge to get to the game (and the draft) on time. It’s raining, cold, and I just happen to be sitting in the worse row in the [...]