Manny Is Signed – Let the Season Begin

Well, it took an extra month from when I said it should happen, but the deal is done, and on the same basic terms as were on the table then, and months earlier.

Months of aggravation for the fans, gamesmanship by Boras, and lounging by Manny. All just a ploy for Manny to avoid spring training?

Can we enjoy spring training now? No, but the season looks a bit more promising for the Dodgers.

Rafeal Furcal
Orlando Hudson
Andre Ethier
Manny Ramirez
Matt Kemp
James Loney
Russell Martin
Casey Blake

Not too bad a lineup. The bench as well looks powerful, with Mark Loretta, Blake DeWitt, Juan Pierre, Brad Ausmus, Jason Repko, and Delwyn Young. Now about that starting staff ………

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2 Responses to Manny Is Signed – Let the Season Begin

  1. theHoundDawg says:

    Comment March 4, 2009, 8:50:08 PM PST retrieved from original blog:

    no matter that it took an unseemly, protracted and angst provoking public sniping between player (admittedly no alternatives)and (classless) organization…whose fans look down their snouts at the steinbrothers yet whined weekly in the fishwrap when dodyer ownership didn’t behave exactly like, well, the steins…

  2. theHoundDawg says:

    Comment March 4, 2009, 10:31:31 PM PST retrieved from original blog:

    Class Dodger ownership and organization towers over the laughingstock scumstripes, from dead Steinbrenner to his clown progeny now in charge, and don’t forget the first line of relatives he put in place and soon fired. That’s the fool calling the pot stupid.

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