I can sympathise with you as being a North American English is not your mother tongue. I was born and bred in Berkshire so English is my mother tongue although if you here us country yokels talking you may wonder where on earth you are.
A pity. I thought you were the first with the news and the pics like Reuters. A lot of the time I am the tail ender* on the e mails. I think this is to do with time differences.
Not long left if Strelets are to meet the Sept 2006 release date.
* tail enders in cricket are the last (usually worst) batsmen in the innings. There must be something similar in baseball.