For ESPN the Magazine and ESPN.com, Tim Kurkjian writes this excellent piece on Salomon Torres. King Salomon is a fascinating guy, and this article exploits some of the reasons he is so special.
Torres is in for a roller-coaster year with the Pirates faithful, in fact, it's already started. After three games, he was exactly the reason we traded Gonzo. After 9 games, he is the reason they should have kept him. This won't change until he is out from under the scope, he knows it and he'll be fine.
Duke vs. Ortiz Tonight. Bucs are favored. Russ Ortiz stinks.