Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Posted by Alphonso at 4:29 PM
But there is no chance.
Wade has earned the shot, but he has never played in the major leagues. He isn't even, really, a guy on their " high prospect" radar. And they don't want to be embarrassed by revealing a superstar they didn't even know was a potential superstar.
All along, he has been a body to throw into a trade. You know, for some old guy. And when he becomes Jay Buhner for someone else, they will try to cover it up by making other monumentally bad trades.
Even worse, Wade might just be better than the highly touted guys. So Cashman and Girardi, like some members of our government, will keep it secret and lie about it.
Above all ( including the prospect of winning ), they don't wish to be " shown up" as idiots and assholes, who do not belong in their jobs.
So Torreyes and Tejada will battle it out to play mediocre defense and hit .228. Then, DIDI will come back, flash for a while, re-injure the shoulder, have surgery, and wave adios.
Get used to it.
Forget the American Dream. It is dead.
The Yankees are, at best , a third place team in the AL East. And that reflects the new optimism.