Originally written on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 10/12/14
Yesterday, crowds cheered when smoke appeared over the Seattle Space Needle - (it's legal there) - signaling that free-swinging Tigers outfielder Brennan Boesch had entered the MLB free agent market. Immediately, the Yankiverse began rubbing its hands together with anticipation, and - yes - in case you are wondering, I am attempting to speak bitter, unvarnished mega-truth through the endangered, 1990s art form known as sarcasm.From insider indications today, the big-spending Yankees plan to go the distance in this Boesch bidding war, not to be phased by the fresh-squeezed price tag of the slugging ex-Detroiter, who hit .315 last year. No, wait, my mistake: That was his on-base percentage, slightly lower than Ichiroville. Boesch actually batted .240, which puts him about eight points above Grandytown. And his strikeouts could make us forget that Grandy is even gone. (Oops, sorry, I'm losing my sarcasm.)Yes, the team is considering spending $1.9 million to bring Boesch to Gotham, poss...
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