Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 3/12/13
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Yesterday, the often-rancorous Yankiverse came together in one rare, unified consensus:Whatever pain-killers Brian Crashman is taking - Dude, I gotta get me some.What happened was this: The Yankees acknowledged the looming disaster that is otherwise known as Opening Day 2013 in a manner that a general manager who is undergoing middle-age life crisis while taking prescription hallucinogenics. Cashman asked Yankee beat reporters to contact Chipper Jones, 41, to see if the guy would like to come out of retirement and board the Flying Dutchman, known as the 2013 Yankees.Well, talk is cheap, and these days, so are the Yankees. The Chipper moment cost us nothing, sold a few newspapers - (Cashman actually told reporters he should get points for being creative; I swear I'm not making that up) - and obscured for a few hours the depressing thought of the first season's first 10 weeks, a period when the Yankees play the entire AL East - and from which they might not recover.What does it say wh...
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