Well, I can assure you that if Stan is still screaming at critical beat-writers, Chico Harlan couldn't care less. He just doesn't pull punches, period. And he's developed a memorable rhetorical device where he opens each game story with a little flourish of mockery directed at the disaster he's paid to cover in great detail each day.
Today's gamer, re: Detwiler, had one of my faves:
To honor the occasion, and to ease his initiation, they gave him a locker between fellow starters John Lannan and Shairon Martis. They set up his family and friends with tickets behind home plate. And, just to make him feel extra-comfortable, they furnished him with the exact sort of defense and relief pitching you might well find in the Eastern League.