OUT [baseball]Short stop?
STA [not baseball]Dharma teacher
LAMAPalm in ones palm?
TREO [had to look up Palm Treo]
Theme clues were hard for me, perhaps because they were uncommon phrases with nothing to go on.
Three grins = Excellent: Loved it; Two grins = Good: Enjoyed it; One grin = Satisfactory: A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Unsatisfying: No fun