The clubhouse may be a more difficult sell, particularly because Ramirez not only creates distractions, but a total of five potential starting outfielders."Exactly," Joe Torre did not add. "When your GM poops the bed for two straight years with terrible outfield free agent signings necessitating deals like this one, I am just the guy to clean up the mess!"
"This is why we have a guy like Joe Torre as manager," said McCourt.
Friday, August 1, 2008
Great Moments In Passing The Buck
From Plaschke's column on the Ramirez deal, a fun quote from Dodgers' owner Frank McCourt: