Originally written on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 10/21/14
(Photo of Ted Lerner at 2008 Washington Nationals Dream Foundation Gala by and courtesy of @misschatter) And so, the PF Flyer flew to Dallas on Friday the 13th to begin a "tour" that starts with the Texas Rangers. Shall we call this tour: Scott Boras's Last Stand? We checked, and indeed, this last-gasp move by Boras is covered in detail in Chaper 14, page 345, of the Scott Boras Negotiations Playbook: When in crisis mode, create the illusion of a market for a player where there is none... Over the next few days leading up to the Darvish deadline, there will be probably be meetings with the Marlins, Blue Jays, Cubs, and Brewers. Not you, Baltimore Orioles - Boras is desperate, but the man still has his pride. And so, Ted Lerner will wait; still not budging from his last, best offer? Hope so. (Ahem. Let's not overlook the fact that despite being all hot and bothered about Yeonis Cespedes, Mike Rizzo and the Nationals were conveniently omitted when Cesped...
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