Take one thing you don't like and then add it to another thing you don't like, and, lord, this picture is terrible.
Courtesy of the folks up at NESN, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was wearing a Celtics pinnie as he took time to pose with a fan in this photo posted to Twitter on Tuesday. Speculation would be that he was quote "bored," asked anyone if they'd care for a game of basketball and arrived to the gym in the same damn clothes he was wearing at the club.
NESN is referring to his choice of attire as some type of jinx, reminding readers that Romo and the playoffs "don't go well together."
Seeing as how the Cowboys and Patriots aren't even in the same conference, nor for that matter are the Mavericks and Celtics, it's semi-strange someone in the office would be so anti-Romo, publishing the quarterback's less than stellar career playoff statistics to hammer home the point.
Some people just really can't stand Tony Romo. And what is it with being from Boston and having a pre-occupation with jinxes anyway?
I'm confused. Let's move on.
>>> Tony Romo Doing His Best to Jinx Celtics [NESN]
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Pete Mackanin continues to play musical chairs with his logjam of infielders.
Tonight, Cesar Hernandez returns to the Phillies' lineup playing second and leading off. He sat against lefty Clayton Kershaw and will face righty Yu Darvish tonight. Hernandez has fared better against right-handers (.293) than southpaws (.279). He leads the team with a .359 OBP this season.
Maikel Franco will take a seat tonight. Franco has been much better over his last 10 games. In that span, Franco is 15 for 35 (.371) with two homers and seven RBIs. His average for the season is still just at .232.
J.P. Crawford will take over at the hot corner and bat seventh. Crawford has been sort of up and down since his call up, but his patented control of the strike zone has certainly translated at the big league level. The rookie is hitting a modest .256 so far but has an OBP of .340.
Here is the rest of tonight's lineup:
1. Cesar Hernandez, 2B
2. Freddy Galvis, SS
3. Odubel Herrera, CF
4. Rhys Hoskins, 1B
5. Nick Williams, RF
6. Aaron Altherr, LF
7. J.P. Crawford, 3B
8. Jorge Alfaro, C
9. Aaron Nola, P
And here's how the Dodgers will line up against Nola:
1. Chris Taylor, CF
2. Corey Seager, SS
3. Justin Turner, 3B
4. Cody Bellinger, 1B
5. Curtis Granderson, RF
6. Chase Utley, 2B
7. Yasmani Grandal, C
8. Andre Ethier, LF
9. Yu Darvish, P