Joe Buck (above), yapping during the top of the 4th inning of today’s Yanks/Mets encounter:

“I give Jason Giambi a lot of credit for being at least the one guy who has come close enough to an admission of wrongdoing.”

“Close enough.” repeated Tim McCarver.

“Close enough, but it’s not there.” replied Buck.

Can the balloting for the 2008 AL Comeback Player Of The Year Award begin now?