Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 6/20/13
In the sixth round of the recent draft, the Yankees picked John Murphy - a 5'11" shortstop from Sacred Heart University. This season, he led the team in all major offensive categories and came within three hits of setting the all-time school record. He is my official hope to someday replace Derek Jeter.To bring him on board, the Yankees will shell out an incredible bonus of... drum roll, please... $20,000.Twenty thousand dollars. No misprint. Twenty thousand dollars.Don't get me wrong: $20,000 is some fine beer money. We're talking bread - you know, dough, skamootz, gaboolla,  hroooooogh.  For $20,000, I'll do things that are best not described in a public post. (Contact me.) But - please correct me now - didn't we always hear about fat, lazy, prima-dona kid athletes who were being horribly overpaid by pro teams? Weren't we - as fat-chewing blowhards - entitled to whine about how American youth wants everything - all the toys and candy - without having to swim a river of excrement t...
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