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April Is The Cruelest Month…Of The Baseball Season

What T.S. Eliot was really talking about in that long poem he wrote…

1. After a long, cold, baseball-less winter, baseball finally arrives, and we’re happy…

2. But soon madness sets in…

3. Your team starts 0-2…

4. Your favorite player is hitting half his weight…

5. You panic about your fantasy team and do something you’ll later regret…

6. And even if your favorite player is off to a hot start, the statheads can’t wait to rain on your parade…

7. You hear the phrase “small sample size” until it’s lost all meaning…

8. You have to wade through the same dumb trend pieces that appear year after year…

9. The weather can be brutal on gameplay…

10. The season-ending injuries are even more heartbreaking when they happen so early in the year…

11. The nation collectively weighs in on “What’s wrong with Tim Lincecum?”…

12. But don’t worry, because once April’s over, there are still five more months left in the season. So just sit back in your favorite chair, grab a beer, and enjoy the greatest sport on Earth…

13. Or, if you’re a Marlins fan, just grab many, many beers…

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