May 27, 2009
I?m obsessed with sentences. It?s partly from working as a copy editor. It?s also partly because I?m writing a book about them. So my husband knew I would be interested in a discussion he spotted on a sports fan message board. On it, a user said that he found the writing of Sports Illustrated columnist Joe Posnanski to be ?meek.? He pasted this passage as an example. ?Here?s another Greinke story: During a dreadful 2005 season in which he would finish with a 5-17 record and a 5.80 ERA, Brian Anderson remembers Greinke once suddenly announcing in the dugout, ?