I enjoy his takes. The following is a short glimpse from his most recent Weird and Wild.
HEY, “Y” NOT — There are times in every season when I’m well aware there is reason to wonder what’s wrong with me. This note might be one of those times. But I’m going there anyway. “Y” the heck not?
So if you’re catching on here, that’s back-to-back home runs by guys whose first names start with a “Y.” And guess who was pitching? And what do you mean — “Y” do I ask?
That would be Yusei Kikuchi, naturally. Which meant we’d just seen … back-to-back homers by dudes whose names start with a “Y” — off a pitcher whose first name also begins with a “Y.” And I don’t know why my friends from STATS even humor me when I ask them stuff like: Has this ever happened? But luckily, they do. And that answer is…