Archive for July 22nd, 2020

Play Ball?

They don’t have very smart people at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.  I watched Donald Trump’s briefing and Q&A yesterday and I could not figure out what they were trying to convey.  He may as well have waved the white flag.

There is a story on the front page of today’s Chron about the virus surge in Harris County might be tapering off.  We will see.

The Astros wrapped up a couple of practice games in KC yesterday.  Opening Day is in a couple of days and Commentary won’t be there.  I have been to every Opening Day at The Dome and The Yard since 1994.  The team sent me this yesterday:

If 2021 games are cancelled or played with restricted fan access that prevents you from using your tickets, you will have the following options for games impacted:

  • Receive a 100% credit to your account for future ticket purchases
  • Receive a refund on tickets, including fees, for the games impacted

Let’s see if we can get through 60 games.

Commentary is betting some folks will show up to The Yard Friday evening on the Crawford Street side to see if they can catch a glimpse through the glass wall.  Hopefully, the team will have security there to shoo away folks who show up.

Canada flattened the curve and MLB won’t be playing in Toronto.  Thanks, USA.

NWSL and MLS are underway in Utah and Florida.

The NBA, WNBA and NHL resume play late next week.

I seriously doubt we will see the NFL or college football return.

Same thing for high school football.

Gov. Greg Abbott will throw out the first pitch up in Arlington.

I wonder who gets the honor at The Yard?

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