I know I usually don't write two posts in one day, but I have to point something out. Both the AP story about todays intra-squad game written by Janie McCauley and the story on the SFGiants.com written by Chris Haft say that with Lincecum pitching, Ortmeier made a great catch of a drive by Schierholtz. Only one problem with that......Schierholtz and Ortmeier were on the SAME TEAM. It was actually Timpner than made the good catch of Schierholtz' drive (Ortmeier was very visible standing in the on-deck circle). The diving catch Ortmeier made was the next half inning with Eddy Martinez-Esteve at bat.
That begs 2 questions:
1.) Do the reporters who actually get paid for doing this actually watch what they are paid to write about?
and 2.) How do two different writers make the same mistake without giving the other credit for the information contained in the article? Do they copy each other so they don't have to be present all the time? And do their employers know?
Just an observation I thought was quite curious when I was reading the articles on-line this evening.