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Complete games are hot! Complete game wins are hotter! Well, even though JJ Hardy saved the game so that Blackie could get the win, Blackie had a great game. It looks like the sink is back in his sinker -- it was nice to see him getting so many ground-ball outs. And I hope that the family emergency he needed to tend to has been satisfactorily resolved.
Here's to you, Nick!
I was saddened to learn that long-time Tigers broadcaster Ernie Harwell passed away Tuesday. I didn't get much chance to listen to his calls, but those I did hear, I loved. His voice and tempo were so smooth, and he just seemed so classy. My sincere condolences to his family and to Tigers' fans who enjoyed listening to him.