Update: According to Ed Werder of ESPN, Tony Romo’s back has improved “only slightly” since receiving an epidural injection and other treatment. Per Werder, Romo hasn’t attended practice, a team meeting, or a game-planning session this week. Which suggests that Romo has been spending a lot of time off his feet and in turn away from being actively involved in planning for the franchise’s latest playoff play-in game. And so the signs continue to point strongly to Romo not playing and Kyle Orton getting the nod. Barring some sort of a miracle.
The A’s are looking to deal Butler. The Padres are looking to deal Norris. The Orioles are looking to add a bat, maybe Fowler. Tanaka might miss Opening Day. Mejia is the dumbest person on earth. Finally, Mauer is struggling with his health.
I have no theme with this piece. I just promised my bosses that I would write something. So I did. I must be the best employee ever. Maybe not. Oh, I talk about the Phillies bullpen. There is something.