Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Galveston Daily News is not happy

The Galveston Daily News wins the Eeyore Award of the Day for Evan Mohl's column about how depressed he is with the 2010 Astros:

Baseball is one of my favorite sports. I grew up playing, and it was the first sport I fell in love with, combing over box scores every morning in the paper before school.

And nothing compares to the chess quality of baseball. There are so many possibilities and combinations that go into one pitch. It’s a game of nuance and complexity that, to me, is unparalleled.

So when pitchers and catchers report, I get giddy. It means baseball season is coming, summer is near and hope for every team.

Except the Houston Astros.

I can’t get excited about the Astros. I’ve tried. I look up and down the roster, combed the minor league system and researched statistics...

...I’ll be surprised if the Astros win 75 games.

If I can’t find anything to like, with my rose-colored glasses, than it’s really bad. It’s depressing.