Notes from a day in baseball:
• Clemens Story Just Keeps Getting Better. We have to admit to becoming a bit giddy when we heard the news: Roger Clemens might make his Yankees debut at Fenway Park. Great quote by Joe Torre: "It's going to be a circus anyway, It doesn't really matter. Wherever it falls, it's going to fall." Circle June 1-3 on your calendars, kids; that's when the Yankees next visit the Red Sox. Speaking of them, Tim Wakefield went seven innings as Boston beat Toronto and Roy Halladay 8-0. It was the ninth straight loss for the Blue Jays. Mike Lowell homered for the third consecutive game for Boston, which has won seven of eight.
• Yankee Go Home. Meanwhile, we're sure that Yankees fans are delighted that Alex Rodriguez let a guy get away in a rundown — who scored the go-ahead run — in the Rangers' 14-2 victory. Mark Teixeira had three doubles and a single for the Rangers.
• Junior Achievement. Ken Griffey Jr. is amazing — in a non-steroids, when-he's-not-injured kind of way — as he proved again on Thursday. He passed Rafael Palmeiro on the all-time home run list with a two-run shot that led the Reds over the Astros 9-5. It was No. 569 for Mr. Griffey.
• And The Crowd Goes Wild! Josh Willingham, now available for all your fantasy Whiffle Ball and big league dreaming needs. Willingham hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to provide all the offense in the Marlins' 3-0 win over the Dodgers. Sergio Mitre held the Dodgers scoreless for eight innings and the splendidly named Taylor Tankersley pitched the ninth..