That’s right, the headline is a Bangles reference. I’m not proud of it.
Last week, I woke up on Monday morning expecting a day more or less like any other. I needed to stop by the office and the bank, but otherwise I was just checking around for news. There was little reason to expect anything out of the ordinary.
Then there was some chatter about John Lackey taking a physical in Boston. Then a rumor about Roy Halladay and his agent being camped out in a Philadelphia hotel. Then Hideki Matsui was on his way to Los Angeles.
There’s a solid chance the Nick Johnson signing will become official, but it’s going to be tough for this Monday to rival last Monday. One of the top three free agents on the market signed a five-year deal, the World Series MVP signed a one-year deal and arguably the best pitcher in baseball was traded.
Unless Matt Holliday is involved, it’s going to be tough for this day to compare with that day.