Originally written on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 8/4/13
Close your eyes, everybody. Soon, none of this will matter: 2013 will be a memory.Take a break. Enjoy the sunsets. The end is near. Tomorrow, if we're lucky, we might hit rock bottom.By late next week, the A-Rod story will have tumbled onto the media's back-burner. Nobody will want to write about it or read about it. No more surgical leaks to the Gammonites of ESPN. No more furious anti-A-Rod rant-columns by the Steinbrenner courtiers. Watzhizname - shhh, don't even say it - will be gone, and we can return to watching the painfully hobbled Derek Jeter attempt to play shortstop - until the team finally just sends him home to ponder 2014. We will return to a bottom of the batting order that reads Overbay... Nunez... Cruz... Romine. In other words: MayGod... Havemercy... On-our... Souls.Judging by our farm system (and the ownership's budget plans), MLB might as well suspend the Yankees through 2014. Think of it like an NCAA recruiting violation, where a school is banned from playing in...
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