Tuesday, September 30, 2008

There's Adoings Atranspirin'

Many people would like to see the Yankees sign a big free agent pitcher like Sabbathia, or David Cone, or somebody like that. There is one big problem. Money. We know the Yankees have a lot of it, but so do the Mets, and after they missed the playoffs for the second straight year they're going to be shopping. The question is, is it worth getting into a bidding war with the Mets over Sabbathia, Cone, or Leiter? (Okay, I clearly don't know who the other major free agent pitchers are). Maybe we should let the kids bomb for another season or so, and hope Wang stays healthy, and that Moose wins 20 as he emulates Jamie Moyer.

So what do you think, bidding war for the big guns (i.e. my biceps) or hope and pray the Devil Rays are a fluke, the Red Sox all decide to retire after this season, and that a bunch of kids with injury histories and poor past performance pull us out of the muck? Alternative #3 is picking up middle tier guys and hoping they mesh as a squad, with Moose as they aged veteran, Joba as the cocky kid whose brashness might get everyone killed but may also save the day, Wang as the quiet Asian guy who it turns out goes crazy in battle, Phil Hughes as the pensive one who keeps a journal, and Alfredo Aceves as the Spanish guy they cast just to make lame ethnic references and stereotypical remarks. This movie is going to be awesome!

7 comments:

Bucky7588 said...

wang means king in mandarin. so a crazy asian king, I can see it.

quinn said...

whats joe girardi going to play in the movie?

http://janeheller.mlblogs.com said...

I like this movie. Joe Girardi will play a cop at the new Yankee Stadium. He'll look perfect in the blue uniform and shiny gold badge.

Roberto Alejandro said...

joe girardi does look like a cop, but in keeping with the war movie theme, I'd make him the lieutenant with good intentions but who doesn't always know how to get things done, and Jeter would be the sgt who is always bailing him out of having to make any decisions by leading the way.

TribeGirl said...

And of course, knowing you New Yorkers, I bet you're gonna make ARod the bad guy...

Roberto Alejandro said...

No, A-Rod will be the guy that everyone thinks is only out for himself, doesn't care about the rest of the squad, but at the end he sacrifices himself for the good of the mission and the team

TribeGirl said...

Ahhhh.....the misunderstood dark horse, I like it. Of course, I will love him from the beginning while everyone else is worshipping the do-gooder sgt and crazy pitchers!

Giambi can have a cameo as the mean looking biker dude with a heart of gold.