paulmelko (paulmelko) wrote,
paulmelko
paulmelko

Fall Ball Update

Eli's team suffered an ignoble loss to the Bombers tonight. The final score was 13 to 2, though we were leading for two innings. Then they batted around twice in a row. We left bases loaded twice ourselves, including our last inning rally. We've fallen to 3 and 4 for the season, and are hurting from a two game losing streak. We play the number 1 team on Saturday. Still, it's fun to be out there, and the boys are having a blast. Coaching is a lot of work however. I don't know if I'll be head coach again. I like being an assistant.

Audrey's team lost on Tuesday in a squeaker: 2-1. They're now at 3 and 3. We had some very good fielding; several balls hit by our girls would have been hits if it wasn't for some fine glove-work by the other team. Audrey did pretty well; she can whack the ball hard when she's at bat. In the field she's a little tentative.

I realized the other day that I have years more of T-ball, little league, and softball ahead, with Graham coming up behind Eli and Audrey. Of course let's not forget the fetus to be named later. I'll end up with quite a collection of hats and t-shorts.
Tags: baseball, softball
Subscribe

  • Reference to One of My Story

    My short story "The Teosinthe War" is referenced here. Kinda fun to be in the same essay as Tenn. :)

  • The Upcoming Schedule

    Can't get enough Melko on-line? Of course not! July 25-27: Confluence in former hometown Pittsburgh. I always enjoy going back and visiting with…

  • Publishing Schedule Change

    Alas, Singularity's Ring has been moved to the winter 08 list at Tor from its original September 07 release date. It's too bad, but entirely…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments