Ruben Amaro, Jr. is making a pretty big mistake right now.
Don't worry, he hasn't offered Jimmy Rollins a 10-year ironclad contract and he isn't offering to trade Cliff Lee for Adam Eaton. The Phillies general manager's mistake is choosing to do something else with his idle hours instead of watching the World Series.
In a radio interview Monday (brought to our attention by the fine fellows at the 700 Level), Amaro said that he hasn't watched much of the immensely entertaining World Series between the Cardinals and Rangers. The interview was taped before Monday night's thriller, so maybe someone talked him into saving his "Two and a Half Men" marathon for another night, but as of Monday afternoon Amaro had a pretty succinct explanation for why he wasn't watching the game he's made his life's work.
"Because I still think we're the best team in baseball."
There's little more tiresome in sports than players, coaches or ...