Today’s New York Times contains a blow-by-blow account of the Alex Rodriguez trade debate:

 TRADE A-Rod’s continued failure to deliver in the clutch is diverting critical A-Rod in the trade-rumor twilight zoneresources and dividing our team. He must go. We need to move on, now!

KEEP Trading A-Rod would lead to a disaster in the American League East. It would embolden other teams and threaten future Yankee clubs. To cut and run is not an option.

TRADE Neither is “Stay the course.”

KEEP Not once has the Yankee brass said, “Stay the course.” That’s never been the plan!

TRADE We need an A-Rod exit strategy. Getting him was always a mistake. We were told the Yankees would greet him as a liberator. After three years, it’s a fiasco — yes, a fiasco. Against the Tigers in the playoffs, he went 1-for-14, struck out with the bases loaded and made a critical fielding error. Each day, the news reports worsened.

Aaaand they’re off! (Clearly, we know which side Coley is on already. Or do we?)

No Responses to “A-Rod Trade Debate Reaches New, Partisan Heights”

  1. On the plus side, Richie Ashburn is eligible.

  2. Marc A Snyder says:

    There is no way this Chris Wheeler can be elected. He is the absolute worst announcer in pro sports. The tension when he’s on with one of the best, Harry Kalas, is so thick you can cut it with a knife. Wheeler should not even be considered, and I pray for the day he’s no longer with the Phils.

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