Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 6/14/13
Secret phone rings in the office of Hal Steinbrenner:  Chirp, chirp, chirp...Hello?Hal, this is Brian.  I need to talk to you about Joe.Hal;  ok.  But use code words for Chrissake, you have no idea who might be listening in!Brian;  Joe called me at 4;12 am from Oakland and reminded me that Tex and Yuke were about 0-16 with 8 strikeouts.Hal;  that is an early phone call.  What time was it in Tampa?Brian:  Who gives a ****?  Listen to this;  Joe thinks the Yankees would do better with Overbay at first, Ichiro in right and Adams at third !Hal;  Jesus!  Even the dumb-ass Mets wrote me that Ike Davis was hitting better than Tex when they sent him to the Vegas proving grounds.  So what are you telling me?Brian;  How's it going to look if we sit down $20 million in assets and replace them with $786,112 in assets?  And play better baseball?  This is a nightmare, and could become a national scandal...Hal;  Friggen A, you've got me there.  If we sit these dudes down, we'll look like total ass...
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