Mark McGwire‘s cable company might not have the MLB Network yet, so if you’re reading this Big Mac, here ya go. “Rice may have played it cool about potentially missing out on Cooperstown, but I think we all knew he wanted it more than he let on,” surmised Red Sox Monster‘s Dan Lamonte. “Launching a blog? Throwing out the opening pitch of a playoff game, as he did before Game 3 of the American League Division Series this year? Those are the actions of a man trying to ingratiate himself with voters, and if it worked, good for him.” Well put, though I was surprised not to hear one word of thanks directed towards Colonial Meats.