PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 11: A U.S. Marine stands at attention during the playing of the National Anthem during the pregame ceremonies commerorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11 Chase Field on September 11, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. The San Diego Padres defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6. (Photo by Chris Pondy/Getty Images)
The First Shall Be Last Edition of News and Notes
- It's been a long, winding and losing road for Tribe: Cleveland Indians Insider | cleveland.com - Hoynes details Indians' soul-crushing road schedule this year.
Indians close to dubious-distinction territory - CBSSports.com - The Indians are epic
- Clippers: Taking stock for 2013 | The Columbus Dispatch - Clippers beat writer previews potential 2013 Clippers team.
Tribe to be cautious with Asdrubal's sore wrist | indians.com: News - Asdrubal Cabrera was held out of the Indians lineup on Monday against the Twins due to a sore right wrist.
It was never about baseball, the unspeakable terrorist attacks that occurred 11 years ago Tuesday. What's remarkable, though, is how indelibly our national pastime has become entwined with memories of the recovery process that followed.