Welcome back, Jeff!

Here’s a parting shot…

August 2

Nomar’s arrival the surreal thing

Chicago Tribune columnist Rick Morrissey (registration required): ” It was so odd and so right, all at the same time. It was one of those strange, almost irreconcilable pictures that makes you shake your head and laugh at the various ways life likes to mess with minds. Nomar Garciaparra walking to the plate in a Cubs uniform—now what confirmed dreamer thought this one up?”