By contrast, August was 7-21. I attended three August games, all losses. It’s painful to think the Twins (and their fans) have to put up with it for 18 more days, or 16 more games. Although I’m a fan who still catches the game when I’m able, it’s no longer with the expectation of any enjoyment. It’s purely out of loyalty for the team that I know exists somewhere underneath the rubble of this season. It’s surreal.
Rather than re-hash the scraps that have been left by others wiser than I, here are some of the favorite facts and frivolity I’ve come across in the last week or so, and the surmises I’ve made: