He was traveling with three companions: a boxer, a pinup girl, and a Santeria priest, the latter of whom blessed their expedition with a splash of rum and a sprinkle of chicken blood.
Everything makes more sense, and nothing makes any sense, about the travels and travails of Yasiel Puig.
Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte will retire after the Yankees finish this season. Roger Angell writes in the New Yorker about and ending.
All these, seen once again, have been as familiar to us as our dad’s light cough from the next room, or the dimples on the back of our once-three-year-old daughter’s hands, but, like those, must now only be recalled.