Understatement of the Year Award: Ken Griffey Jr. dislocated his right kneecap and tore his patella tendon Sunday. The Cincinnati Enquirer's Paul Daugherty writes, "The sinking feeling now is that the whole Junior Griffey homecoming just isn't going to work out."
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