Ray Ratto


Armchair managers wept bitter tears. Hey, everyone needs a hobby.

But they rally.

They never stop, even when the answer they seek is force-fed to them. They never give up hope.


On a day when there is no baseball but much baseball bloviation, it is good to know that Jeanie Buss, who doesn’t run the Los Angeles Lakers, is talking like she does.


The worst thing about the World Series is the day off between Games 2 and 3.


KANSAS CITY, MO. -- Of course this is going to be about Tim Lincecum, because the predetermined narrative demands it. It’s enough to make your brain throb.


Programming note: For the most comprehensive World Series coverage from Kansas City, watch "October Quest" today at 4 p.m., and immediately after Game 2 on Comcast SportsNet Ba