Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 3/27/13
The people have spoken, and the trade for Vernon Wells is now considered the top Yankee bad omen for 2013. (NOTE: The poll was taken before the signing of Lyle Overbay.) You chose Vernon Wells over "No Youth" by a tight margin, with "Youkilis," "Jeter limping," "Robbie sitting on generous offer," and "tomorrow's injury" coming close.Sadly, hardly anyone considered Arod staying in Miami a bad omen.The fact is, the release of David Adams, the trading of Kramer Sneed, the impending injury to whomever and - of course - the arrival of Mr. Overbay will be the newest omens to consider. And there is still time for another Yankee omen acquisition: "Pleased to meet you, hope you guess my name!" The true WORST OMEN will likely occur on Opening Day Eve, when the Yankee lineup is announced... by the late Bob Sheppard. (Ooh! Ooh! Jumpin' Jehovazat! I got an idea, Muldoon! Since the Yankees haven't added young players, there must be tapes of Sheppard announcing all the current Yankee lineup. How a...
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