Truly a ridiculous way to dress up for a Diamondbacks game. But enough about the guy in the Cubs tee. Of the fellow on the left, Thom Brennaman opined, “it looks like Gene Simmons has gained some weight.” Apparently, Thom doesn’t watch the A&E Channel.

While Arizona’s Chris Young has homered off Jason Marquis twice, with the Snakes leading, 5-4, in the top of the third, I cannot discount the possibility the God Of Thunder prefered to take in a game between two postseason hopefuls rather than hit up close pal Dale Torborg for White Sox tickets. The Demon’s Southsiders lost to the Red Sox for the fourth day in a row, with Boston outscoring their hosts, 46-7, over the course of the series. Said result, coupled with the Yankees’ 5-4 loss in Detroit, increases Boston’s AL East lead to 7 1/2. Hands up, anyone who thought a division was winnable with Julian Tavarez starting 25 games or more.