The lineup for today’s game has been posted in Houston. Chris Capuano will bat ninth. We are assuming that he’ll be OK with it, that he won’t need a day, that he doesn’t have to clear his head and that he won’t be the least bit insulted.
Capuano, incidentally, is batting .182 — or seventeen points higher than certain other would-be/wouldn’t-be ninth-place hitters .
What a fine teammate that Chris Capuano is, though he’d probably just see it as being professional and doing his job.