Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 5/12/13
Republican or Democrat, Vegan or Carnivore, Peanut Butter or Jelly - whatever your inclination - tonight, let us unite as obnoxious Yankee fans in one mighty chorus: Altogether, everybody:"VERNON WELLS IS OUR LEFT-FIELDER, AND HE IS BATTING THIRD."Note: This will not change when a certain Man of Grandeur emerges from the fracking ponds of Pennsylvania.  This will not change when the Rod of A-Hip slithers up from Florida, or when Tex or the Captain, or even Tennille arrives. This will only change when Vernon Wells decides he isn't the Yankee left-fielder, batting third.I was wrong on Vernon Wells. We all were. Could he be the player version of Joe Torre - the guy who looked tanked until he reached the Yankees? Two months ago, Wells was run out of LA with the Angels paying half his tab, headed to a Yankee fan-base that viewed his presence as the ultimate sign of the Yankees impending apocalypse. Well, he's hit, fielded and stolen bases - been every bit the player he was once projected to
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