Today’s lineup: As expected, Nomar sits, Abreu plays third

SS Furcal
CF Pierre
C Martin
2B Kent
LF Gonzo
RF Kemp
1B Loney
3B Abreu
LH Wolf

Picked up Frank DeFord’s new novel, The Entitled, at Barnes and Noble today. Read the first chapter in about 10 minutes. I’ll give a full report on this blog when I finish it, but so far, it’s a page-turner. The main character (so far, anyway) is a manager of the Cleveland Indians who was a bad minor-league player, worked his way up gradually and finally got a shot to manage in the bigs (sound familiar?) who now senses he is about to be fired. That’s just the lead-in. I won’t spoil anything after that, but suffice to say, that ISN’T the primary storyline.

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