Baseball Crank
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February 5, 2009
BASEBALL: Curtains for Sheets?

So Ben Sheets may be having elbow surgery that will knock him out for half the season. Looks like he played chicken with the owners and lost; unless this is the result of genuinely new medical information, Sheets would have been better served having the surgery in October and jumping on a 1-year deal rather than trying to bluff some team into signing him with a bum elbow.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 8:30 PM | Baseball 2009 | Comments (3) | TrackBack (0)

Crank have you seen the budget draft on espn?

Steve Phillips has the two best lines of the off-season...

Steve Phillips: I would just recommend avoiding Mo Vaughn, Roger Cedeno and Kevin Appier.

Steve Phillips: I will serve hard time before I vote for a Democrat. Although they are fond of bailouts, and I may need one.

Posted by: Rory at February 5, 2009 9:18 PM

It was obvious all the GMs thought Sheets was hurt. He wasn't getting injury-prone pitcher offers, he was getting injured pitcher offers.

Posted by: Jerry at February 5, 2009 10:58 PM

The real question is why did he turn down arbitration?

Posted by: Largebill at February 6, 2009 11:06 AM
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