By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media
Morning, Lunatics …
>> The Thursday column touts Andrew McCutchen for MVP … and so much more.
I’d ask if any of you felt another National League player deserved it more, but that’s not likely to lead much conversation. So I’ll put it another way: Which other player is most deserving?
And it certainly doesn’t have to among the names cited in the column.
Here’s some of what Cutch told me before the game last night …
Cutch did his part in the game, too, with his 16th home run, but the big story was Charlie Morton grounding his doubters to dust. Rob Biertempfel has details.
>> Those violent hops you saw at third base last night, affecting both teams, are nothing new. Jose Bautista was the first I heard complaining about that PNC Park
Here’s the rest of our baseball coverage.
Here’s Marlins coverage from the Miami Herald.
Here are official game highlights from MLB.com.
And here’s a rank amateur trying to take his own team photo yesterday …
>> Todd Thomas clearly had no use for being demoted by Pitt. Jerry DiPaola reports.
>> I’ll be at the ballpark for the matinee today, aimed at a Friday column. There also will be an 11:30 a.m. check-in with TribLIVE Radio.