Update on the severity of Lance's tendonitis: he may play tomorrow. Lance wanted to play yesterday, and Coop wisely held him out. Lance wants to play today, and Coop will wisely hold him out. Coop, not so wisely, gives Lance a tentative nod for Wednesday.
If I were the wise manager, Lance would not be playing until Saturday.
Within the same Notebook, Geoff Blum seems like he's a really good guy. Regard:
"“If they want to bring in a righthanded guy to help out at third base and hit righthanded, then I have no problem with that,” Blum said. “As long as they put me in the lineup every once in a while, I’m going to be comfortable with whatever.”