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Thursday, December 05, 2013

Keith Olbermann: The Jacoby Ellsbury Deal? It Stinks.

You don’t assign Olbermann to anti-Yankee cases, You just turn him loose!

Repoz Posted: December 05, 2013 at 11:26 AM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: media, yankees

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   1. RMc's desperate, often sordid world Posted: December 05, 2013 at 11:39 AM (#4611072)
Entertaining...but it features maybe the worst Eastwood impersonation ever. (I did laugh when he referred to "fawning...media", however...)
   2. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: December 05, 2013 at 12:43 PM (#4611138)
Yeah, the Eastwood impersonation was quite low brow. I like his rundown of all of the other 'long-term' deals with guys 30+ in age.

sidebar: Aoki just traded by Brewers to Royals for Will Smith.
   3. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 05, 2013 at 12:50 PM (#4611145)
I thought it was a Jay Sherman impersonation.
   4. JE (Jason Epstein) Posted: December 05, 2013 at 12:58 PM (#4611152)
Never mind Eastwood, the Ren impersonation was spot-on.
   5. Ivan Grushenko of Hong Kong Posted: December 05, 2013 at 01:12 PM (#4611162)
The Aoki trade seems good for the Royals. I like Aoki and Smith was expendable. If the Brewers make Smith a starter it would be good though.
   6. TerpNats Posted: December 05, 2013 at 02:06 PM (#4611202)
Did he like the Nats acquiring Fister?
   7. Random Transaction Generator Posted: December 05, 2013 at 02:19 PM (#4611209)
A very entertaining rant.
   8. The Clarence Thomas of BBTF (scott) Posted: December 05, 2013 at 04:29 PM (#4611291)
We can embed video now?!
   9. Greg K Posted: December 05, 2013 at 05:04 PM (#4611314)
Wow, I had never actually seen a picture of the young Steinbrenner. He looks a bit like Sam Gamgee.
   10. Shock Posted: December 05, 2013 at 08:13 PM (#4611510)
Why is the votto deal already a never?
   11. JE (Jason Epstein) Posted: December 05, 2013 at 08:23 PM (#4611519)
Olbermann also mischaracterized the Fangraphs article. Dave Cameron was merely saying that some folks were citing Carl Crawford as the reason why the deal was awful without looking at a larger sample, which included Rickey Henderson and Kenny Lofton.

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