Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 8/18/12
Wikipedia Commons Scott Boras, superagent and every General Manager's #1 enemy, most famous in Philadelphia for the J.D. Drew debacle in the 1997 draft, takes credit for the Nationals success. In fact, he speaks as if he is on equal footing with Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo in an interview today by the Washington Post. "Rizzo and I put this team together. I got eight or nine guys on the team. I got another whole group in the minor leagues." There are plenty of reasons why this is just incredibly stupid to stay. Here's my list. 1. Just a few weeks ago Nationals pitcher Edwin Jackson decided to ditch Boras as his agent. Yet in the piece he talks about how it was he who suggested the Nationals needed Edwin Jackson because Stephen Strasburg would need to be shut down. "I went to the owner and said ‘You better start Edwin Jackson, you better do this because you are going to need these innings because we have this plan for Stephen Strasburg.’ And you know what? Te...
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