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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

SportsNet: Kawasaki: ‘A monkey never cramps’

Time flies like a Fernando Rodney and fruit flies like a banana.

In the latest must-see interview with Munenori Kawasaki, the Toronto Blue Jays infielder reveals his remedy for cramps to Barry Davis.

Stormy JE wanted to milk the soft power dividend Posted: July 23, 2014 at 09:20 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: blue jays, interview, monkeys, munenori kawasaki

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   1. Random Transaction Generator Posted: July 23, 2014 at 11:31 AM (#4756224)
He started his first game at 3B last night, and made a nice over-the-shoulder catch in foul territory for the 3rd out of the inning.
He's got the biggest discrepancy between talent/popularity on the Blue Jays, and probably in all the American League.
He's not no power (but has a decent average and used to draw walks), his fielding is good but not great, and yet he's easily the #3 most popular player on the team (behind Bautista and Lawrie).
The media loves him, the fans love him, and it seems the other players enjoy having him around.
   2. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 23, 2014 at 11:31 AM (#4756225)
PRAY FOR MOJO
   3. simon bedford Posted: July 23, 2014 at 12:07 PM (#4756249)
theres quite a few blue jay fans here in toronto that i know who hate lawrie, encarnation and reyes both seem more popular
   4. formerly dp Posted: July 23, 2014 at 12:14 PM (#4756257)
Lawrie's attitude and talent have both outstripped his performance. The fact that he seems to get hurt on a daily basis doesn't help either.
   5. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: July 23, 2014 at 01:14 PM (#4756297)
Didn't RTFA, but I hope the remedy involves flinging his feces.
   6. gef the talking mongoose, amorphous lefty blob Posted: July 23, 2014 at 01:30 PM (#4756310)
The quote, of course, comes from Dutch Schultz's final words: "Oh, sir, get the doll a roofing. A monkey never cramps, nor dashed a thousand kim."

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