Monday, August 21, 2006
"The other day, a reporter was talking to another star Yankee and the Yankee saw the crowd in front of A-Rod's locker and said, 'Better get going, you don't want to miss today's excuse."
RED SOX NATION SPEAKS:
AROD is still AFRAUD, even in his own city. A Manny for ARod swap, while sounding foolish while Rodriquez is struggling and Manny is ripping the ball, is actually now an opportunity for the Red Sox. Playing 2nd fiddle to Big Papi would still allow Alex to be king of the infield, moving back to his comfortable shortstop position, and would allow the Sox to go with cheap options like Hinske and Wily Mo at the outfield corners, save a few million dollars annually (Yanks owe ARod around $16 million a season versus approx. $20 million annually to Manny), get younger(ARod is 30, Manny 34), and have plenty of money under the luxury tax threshold to sign a couple of top starting pitchers and setup guys. The clutch thing is the obvious risk, but this scenario lines up as less pressure on a guy who could once again be the top all around shortstop in the game. If I'm Theo and the Trio, I take the risk.
Hey Theo let's take the chance!!!Let's start putting us back on top.