Originally written on Subway Squawkers  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Why do teams spend a slew of money on having spring training that lasts over a month? In Yankeeland, apparently all you need to be ready for the season is to play in four games, after not having any game time since October, and you are ready to go, even if it's July and you are coming off a major injury where you have already had one big setback. (Hat tip to Scott from my Facebook page for bringing up this excellent point!)Hey, what could possibly go wrong in having the 39-year-old Derek Jeter come back, after 2 1/2 hours sleep the night before, and after getting a grand total of 9 at-bats in his rehab starts? A tightened quad, which he felt in his return, that's what. Shocker. Given that I was on a radio show 10 days ago talking about how he was finally getting to run the bases for the first time, this all seems way too soon.As we wait to hear what the MRI results are, I want to chastise Brian Cashman and the rest of the Yankee "brain trust" for thinking it was a good idea to bring...
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