Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 12/10/12
The Gammonites claim Cleveland's signing of Mark Reynolds Sunday likely removes them from the Youktucky Derby, but I dunno. If we had signed Reynolds, it would have taken us out of the race. It would crush our Prime Directive of Yankee Austerity. I'm not sure the Indians feel the same pinch, and the idea of Reynolds in the batting order might make Youk more likely to sign there. Youkilis took the weekend to mull our offer. Who knows what he's thinking? If he were a jury, they'd say the longer he deliberates, the less likely he'd say yes. But it's possible that he doesn't want to announce it while in Boston - he's Tom Brady's brother-in-law, and he's scheduled to attend tonight's Patriots game. He doesn't want his car to be keyed.But I'm thinking he's riding a roller coaster. It won't matter that the Redsocks drove him from Boston. They'll hate him in a Yankee uniform. They'll burn his pictures. They'll send him dead animals in the mail. Plus, if he has a bad year in NY, he'll be...
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