The Red Sox, of all teams, hire Bill James. Not as GM, alas, but it’s a start. To those who understand this announcement no explanation is necessary; to those who do not none is possible. Lou Gorman must be spinning in his grave. Wait a second, is Lou Gorman dead yet?
(I’ll credit Colby Cosh. I happened on this joyful tiding independently, but I can’t prove that, and anyway it’s Colby Cosh Day.)