Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 1/4/13
Today, the Yankees finally put the whipping mule known as Chris Dickerson out of its misery.His only crime, as Mike A at River Ave eulogized, was to be a left-handed outfielder on a team laden - some might say top-heavy - with left-handed outfielders. He was dropped so the Yankees could sign Russ Canzler off the scrap heap. Canzler, jettisoned by the Cleveland Indians, bats right. That's how it works. C-Dick spent last year exiled to the New York State Thruway, eating Sbaro's microwave pizza and holding his pee between the Geneva and Syracuse exits. He hit over .300, earned a September coffee break and played well with the Yankees - 2 home runs, 5 RBIs, 3 stolen bases, in 14 at bats - not that anybody cared.This happened around the time that Curtis Granderson was turning into a blind version of Dave King Kong Kingman, chasing the elusive 200 whiff barrier, and prompting the Yankees to eye the season-long-injured Brett Gardner as a Grandish replacement. Good grief, Dickerson could ha...
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