Alright. Thanks for your patience. Making my way back from Monterrey, Mexico, after covering the series, and spending some extra time here for a special story that will appear in Tuesday's Post-Dispatch and online. Rick Hummel is away in Milwaukee to cover the series there that begins this evening. And The Post-Dispatch is busy celebrating the news that our Tony Messenger, just another Colorado kid pounding on a keyboard ("stacking paragraphs," as a former colleague used to say) in St. Louis, has won a Pulitzer Prize. Incredible achievement for a friend and colleague. Enough prelude. You've got questions, and I'll try to give you an----
Oh, wait. So, since I've got some moving around to do during the life of this chat, I'm going to carry it into the game and onward. So, get those questions in, and then check back because we'll travel together, especially from Dallas to STL as the game is going is going on.
Now, back to the answers.