He was *supposed* to be pitching on Monday. We had tickets on Monday. They decided Randy needed an extra day's rest. Grrrr. (Hey, given that the D'Backs are going to be awful, we've got to get excited about what we can. And, that's pretty much limited to Randy.)
There's a board in left field with the all-time strikeout leaders. They were probably updating that in real-time. :-)
Indeed they were. There were also guys in the crowd peeling off T-Shirts as he got each K to list out the number on their chests. The ones digit guy must have been pretty hot at the beginning of the night - he went through 8 shirts.
Willful ignorance of science is not commendable. Refusing to learn the difference between a credible source and a shill is criminally stupid.
While stealing bases isn't as important as it once was, team speed is. The best example of this is the 2001 Mets. We had NO speed whatsoever and as a result, couldn't score a man from second unless on a double.