If he gets traded to San Diego in the next few days, he'd finish up with 3 games against San Francisco's woeful pitching staff, then 4 games in Houston and 3 in Colorado before the All-Star break. Those hitter's parks could temporarily make it look like Boone is back on track, but still, buyer beware.
Roger Angell: I was talking with Bob Gibson and I said: 'Are you always this competitive?' He said: 'Oh, I think so. I got a three-year old daughter, and I've played about 500 games of tic-tac-toe with her and she hasn't beat me yet.'