The Case for Eddie Bonine of the Detroit Tigers

Posted: 20th May 2010 by Dave Hampton in MLB
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Bo·da·cious, adjective: remarkable, outstanding. That sounds like Eddie Bonine of the Detroit Tigers this year, does it not? That is what I have taken to calling him lately: Bodacious Bonine. I'll go one further: Steady Eddie. I will note, one really has to impress me in order to get labeled with the "S" word. I have been continually making a case for Eddie Bonine to a sports savvy friend of mine, insisting that Bonine deserved a crack at a few starts. I will now make my pitch to Tiger nation. But I'm not going to bring the heat, my friends, oh lordy no; I'm going to fire a knuckleball. I will call my first witness, the Texas Rangers. On April 24, Dontrelle Willis was scratched from his scheduled start due to flu-like symptoms. For some unknown reason, lefty Brad Thomas got t ...

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