During the Red Sox 11-6 win over the Angels Thursday night -- another four-hour affair -- the television announcers, Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy, killed some time by comparing hairbrushes. And that wasn't even the most amazing of inane announcer conversations tonight.â†µ
During the Orioles-Twins game, a hawk caught a (gigantic) moth, sat atop the foul pole (but it's in fair territory!) ... and ate it. Obviously, both fans and announcers alike were fascinated by the sight. And for good reason, really. A hawk was eating a moth!â†µ
And now, here's Weekend Editor Jon Bois with a special Guest Joke! "The Twins spent a lot of money building a new stadium, and signing Joe Mauer. The hawk caught the last moth that flew out of owner Jim Pohlad's wallet."â†µ
The Twins are finally playing in an open-air stadium, and really, we're all winners for that.