Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Ignore The Conventional Wisdom
After the Sabbathia signing, conventional wisdom held that any Yankee fans holding out hope for a Teixeira signing were foolish, unreasonable blow hards who didn't realize that the Yankees were now in danger of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. There was no way the Yanks would sign CC, AJ and Teixeira. Impossible. The Yanks were out of money, and Teixeira loved Boston anyway and would play there because that's what Boston lovers do. Well, it turns out the conventional wisdom was dead wrong. Now the conventional wisdom says that there is no way the Yanks will sign Manny. No way. Too much money and the Yankees are maxed out as it is. They've single handedly driven the nations savings rate to below zero. Besides, Bronny Cash has said, when asked, that he is not going after Manny. He pretty much said the same thing about the idea of signing two big name pitchers and a big time slugging first baseman. So for those hoping to see Manny in pinstripes, do not fret, it still may happen yet. That's a rhyme, boyeeeee (big clock pendant hanging from my neck).