Craig Breslow is a left-handed specialist for the Oakland A’s who was born in New Haven, Connecticut and he joined Boomer & Craig in the Allstate Studio to talk some baseball and promote his ‘Strike 3 Foundation’ which ‘heightens awareness, mobilizes support and raises funding for childhood cancer research’.
On the baseball front they asked the Breslow about the movie ‘Money Ball’ and he said the book was better.
The 5’11″, 190lb. Breslow also gave his thoughts on the Yankees’ left-hander, CC Sabathia, who tips the scales at 300lbs. plus.
They also got into the Mets and Jose Reyes. Breslow spoke rather candidly about Reyes’ choice to pull him self out of the season finale after collecting a hit in his first at-bat and all but sewing-up his bid for an NL batting title.
Breslow did say though, that if Reyes doesn’t re-sign with the Mets, he hopes he remains in the NL.
Before saying goodbye, Craig asked Breslow – who like him is Jewish – about his decision to pitch on Yom Kippur…