Hunter--appears to be temporary injury.
Mientkewicz (sp?)--sprained ankle. Not even being DL'd.
Seeing as how every team has injuries throughout a year, the only major loss is Pierzynski--who isn't THAT great of a player.
i.e. the 2004 team isn't that much weaker. In fact, it could be stronger if Lecroy comes back and still produces. And Mauer coulds still put together a decent year too when he returns.
Bluto: Over? Did you say over? NOTHING is over until WE decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? HELL, NO!
Boon: Forget it, he's rolling.