I wanted to say something about Nick Adenhart yesterday, but I couldn't really find any words that felt right for something so sad and senseless. Vin Scully (as transcribed by Will Leitch) put things into perspective.
Via DK's blog, here's the local recap of Pedro Alvarez's professional debut.
And while we're on the Minor League watch, Andrew McCutchen and Brian Bixler both had two hits last night, and both of them tripled in the Indianapolis Indians' opener. And Indy lost 16-5.
The Pirates will honor the three fallen police officers by wearing PBP caps and a patch at the home opener on Monday.