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Sunday, October 30, 2016

Twiddling terminals for Tampa teats? And today's tidbits, too.

1. The Bronx Bummers plan to renovate George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa this winter. Considering recent male talk show uproar over projected Yankee Stadium "improvements" - (new breast pump stations and a kiddie park; they're practically castrating the ghosts of Babe and Lou!) - how will Florida react? My guess, it's a-okay, because the changes involve more Tiki bars.

2. Everybody is wondering what will happen to Brian McCann. But his future destination - and what we get in return - seems mostly to depend on how much contract ballast Food Stamps Hal is willing to eat. In recent situations, this has not always turned out well. Aaron Hicks II?

3. Andrew Miller has now set the all-time post-season record for strikeouts. If the Indians win tonight, he could be World Series MVP - following up on ALCS MVP. Yeesh, we've done the impossible: We turned Cleveland into the City of Champions. These prospects better be good. Otherwise, the rent is too damn high.

4. Maybe it's crass to say this, but what the hell: The news that Jose Fernandez had coke in his system, along with a mess of booze, when he died probably means the Yankees dodged a bullet. There was massive speculation about a trade, and Fernandez loomed as exactly the kind of power arm that Cashman covets. It's still an incredible tragedy, and I don't like to speak ill of the dead. But we might have traded our farm system for the guy.

5. If next July, the Yankees are treading water at .500 - a very real possibility, by the way - we could be on the verge of trading Masahiro Tanaka for another haul of prospects - and maybe anointing a new City of Champions. It's not crazy, considering his opt-out clause at the end of 2017. Some are even suggesting we trade him this winter. Obviously, it's all about the package - nothing about this team should be off the table - but I can't help but think that trading Tanaka would be a betrayal of sorts. He's a great Yankee. He's a great teammate. He's pitching with a tear in his elbow. We should show some guts and stick with this guy.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

I WANT TO KNOW HOW MUCH HAL IS SPENDING ON ALL THIS RENOVATION SHIT? .... SPEND IT ON THE TEAM DOPEY!..... NOBODY GIVES A SHIT ABOUT BREAST PUMPS AT A BASEBALL STADIUM!....GIVE US A BETTER TEAM, AND YOU WILL MAKE WAY MORE MONEY THAT WAY INSTEAD OF DOING THIS "FAN FRIENDLY" FUCKFEST SHIT!......(SORRY GUYS-I CAN'T CONTROL IT TODAY).........WHAT ARE ALL THESE RIDICULOUS RENOVATIONS COSTING?.... $10 MILLION?...$15?...$20 MILLION?...MORE?.......I HAVE NO IDEA, BUT THIS IS A BASEBALL STADIUM THAT YOU ARE AT FOR A 3 1/2 HOUR GAME....NOT A REST STOP OR A MALL!

Anonymous said...

I agree, you do have no idea, never have.

Anonymous said...

YOU INSULTING ME anonymous?......LOL

Alphonso said...

Tanaka is the only legitimate starting pitcher we have. Just saying.....