Thursday, June 20, 2013
Dear Mr. Cashman: Since we just lost a Chinese phenomenon named Chien-Ming Wang, how about signing a new one? His name is Manny Ramirez
Posted by el duque at 4:42 PM
He's done in China. They loved him. They named candy bars after him. But he's done. He's not interested in Japan. Still angry about Pearl Harbor. He wants to come home. To America. To NYC. He wants to hit in the majors. He says he can do it. Who knows? He's just Manny, being Manny.
Sign him, sir. Sign him before our enemies do. Sign him tomorrow, if you cannot sign him tonight. Sign Manny, and start printing the tickets.
Understand? Sign Manny; sell tickets. It's that simple. I need some reason, any reason, to keep following this wretched, tiresome team. Everyone does. A lineup where Jayson Nix is batting second inspires no hope. Besides, how bad can Manny be? How much worse can he be than Vernon Wells? If he goes 0-4, he replaces guys who are going 0-5. It's a wash, a write-off. Sign him.
Pull the trigger. Make Manny a Yankee. Come on, Cash. Where's your gambling instincts? Roll the dice. Sign him. Now.
SIGN MANNY RAMIREZ.
WHAT CAN GO WRONG?