8:05 PM, FSNP, WPGB
Tom Gorzelanny (4-1, 2.97) vs. Jason Marquis (4-1, 2.09). As Sisyphus would probably happily point out, Marquis still isn't a good pitcher, as his 19:13 K:BB indicates. He is doing an excellent job keeping the ball on the ground, but that won't be nearly enough to maintain anything like a 2.09 ERA. Of course, having four of his first seven starts against the Pirates and the struggling Cardinals does help keep the ERA low.
It's totally irrelevant to this particular game, but... when I post game threads I often go to the official site to find out when the game is and when it will be on TV. One of the features up there now is a video interview with minor league director Brian Graham. I thought it was funny, because Graham seems pretty drunk on power:
"I'm sure when I come in they hope to perform well in front of me, because ultimately, I make the decisions... they believe that I'm the decision-maker."