Looking at the press conference photo of Brad Mills being named the new manager of the Houston Astros and watching Ed Wade and Drayton McLane look like they're playing tug-of-war with Wade's jersey, I see something very fitting. The Terry Francona disciple and former Boston Red Sox bench coach will wear jersey no. 2 with the Astros. You know: 2, as in second choice. Mills was named manager after the 'Stros first choice, Manny Acta, decided to take his act to the Cleveland Indians. One has to wonder how Mills feels being named manager only after the club's first choice nixed the idea. With Mills, we all will hope he turns into another Ben Roethlisberger. You remember: the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Ben Roethlisberger after other highly-touted quarterbacks like Eli Manning had already been ...
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Article written by Richard Zowie