Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 6/27/13
The Mayans only missed by six months.Today, the universe is poised for a Yankee juju kill-shot:  Phil Hughes and Chien-Ming Wang both start for their respective teams.Hughes has been an ultimate disappointment - so disappointing that the Yankees can't even get anything of equal disappointment value in a trade. So disappointing that if he throws a shutout, it will be disappointing, because nobody will dare suggest he's found his stride. Nope. It's just a random occurrence, a happenstance, the disappointing result of incalculable magnets at the atomic particle level. His next game, we know what he'll do: Disappoint.Wang is the ace we disappointed. This spring, he wanted to return to the Yankees. We signed him to a contract that paid about $35,000 a month. Then we sent him to Scranton for two months. Have you ever spent two months in Scranton? It might be worse than Syracuse. Two months. What can you buy for $35,000 a month in Scranton? The mayor's daughter? A coal mine? Wang pitched w...
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