I read this funny parody from Mike Kerwick of The Record about a week ago and intended to post about it on MMO, but completely spaced and forgot about it. I just came across it again as I was looking through my favorites folder and I got another laugh out of it. I think you will too. :-)
Location: Manager’s office, Tradition Field, Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Date: Feb. 11, 2013
Terry Collins is sitting at his desk, thumbing through scouting reports. He hears a knock, looks up and goes pale.
A shadowy figure enters. He claims he is from the future.
“Cripes!” Collins says.
“I’ve got some bad news,” the figure tells him. “It’s about Matt Harvey.”
“What? Does he take a step back? Does he struggle during Year 2?”
“No, actually, he carves up the National League with his fastball. He starts the All-Star Game at Citi Field. He becomes one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball.”
“So what’s the …”
“In August, he tears a ligament in his elbow. He misses the rest of 2013, and will prob