Our Basebrawl series of trash-talking with the folks at theSF Weekly
, our sister paper, en route to the MLB playoffs is winding down thanks to the Giants' 1-3 series against the Cubs over the weekend anda kind call on a Clint Barmes "catch"
that allowed the Rockies to beat St. Louis on Sunday. But theWeekly
crew still has a little spark left, despite the Giants' eagerness to piss all over it. Afterour Basebrawl blog yesterday
, in which we needled the writers for scribbling about pitcher Justin Miller's tattoos instead of anything that took place on the diamond,they countered
with reproductions of tats they claimed to have found on Miller's bod, both of which happen to target us. Take a look: We're going to miss these times when the Giants are mathematically eliminated, especially since Village Voice Media, our parent company, doesn't own a paper in Atlanta, whose Braves are the real threat to prevent the Rockies from reaching the postseason. And there's no point in trying to pick a fight withCreative Loafing
, the dominant weekly in A-Town, since they're hardly following the playoff chase. Indeed,their most recent Braves blog
, published Friday, consists of a link toan amusing video
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SHOW ME HOW
in which ancient manager Bobby Cox is inserted into the light saber duel fromStar Wars
; he plays the Obi Wan Kenobi role.
May the farce be with them.