Originally posted by Buck Turgidson
The Braves gave him the chance. My asshole still hurts.
He blew a four run lead in the only really crucial game he pitched in. A FOUR run lead.
Two words for you guys: Jaret Wright. Two more: Steve Karsay.
This reminds me of the late 70's when the Yankees acted like Charles Foster Kane and bought guys they couldn't use just to have them. Steinbrenner collected lefthanded pinch hitters like other people collect Hummells.
He looked damn good when he was a Tiger, which is good enough for me. Sure he sucked in the playoffs, because he isn't exactly a guy who can handle pressure very well. But he's not going to be under much pressure.
And of course, he's a party animal.