Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 5/15/13
This is perfect. Tonight, when David Adams celebrates his 26th birthday and launches his Yankee career - which may not extend beyond August - he gets a chance to exact revenge on his former organization, the team that scorned him, the miserly Seattle Mariners.For those of you scoring at home, Adams was the Yankee second base farmhand whose broken ankle in 2010 prompted Seattle to scuttle an announced deal that would have sent Cliff Lee to NYC. (Originally, it was thought that Adams' ankle was merely sprained; when it found to be broken, and he would miss 12-to 18 months, Seattle pulled out. By the way, the 12-to-18 months rehab time is something for fans and physicians of Derek Jeter to ponder.)The deal would have sent Adams, Jesus Montero and Zach McAllister to the Mariners. Instead, Lee went to Texas (for the appropriately named Justin Smoak) and beat us that year in the playoffs. Who knows how the post-season would have gone, had Lee been pitching for us, instead of them?In some ...
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