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Saturday, August 15, 2015

Good luck and get well, John Farrell

This is a Yankee website, and we don't give pigeon crap about Redsock players or their families. (Actually, I have no truck with Redsock families - it's not their fault. I just don't want their Redsock children in Yankee faith-based schools.) But the news yesterday that John Farrell has cancer and will miss the rest of the season has rattled my anti-Redsock sensibilities.

Dear Mr. Farrell... This is to inform you that we at IIHIIFIIc are not done with you. You need to get well, so that next season, and for seasons to come, the Yankees can brutalize you in the fashion that Redsock managers deserve.

This is sort of like that recurring Batman plot line, when the Joker suddenly turns up to save the Caped Crusader from lesser villains, because - if you think about it - when you're screwing with the Joker's arch rival, in a way, you're screwing with the Joker. In this case, cancer is screwing with us... the Joker.

All you Redsock operatives - you know who you are - never forget: It's the Yankees you should fear. Not death or sickness. And John Farrell needs to get better.

2 comments:

Der Kaiser said...

Hear, hear.

Rufus T. Firefly said...

I prefer to grind them into the dirt on the field.

This looks to be curable, likely he is out due to losing hair and energy during treatment.

One wise-ass (or not) question: if he manages Boston, why not have surgery there? Many things wrong with the racist small town burg, but medical care is not one of their drawbacks.