You have to hand it to Scott Boras, he keeps trying to have it his way. He continues to insist that Alex Rodriguez is just like Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera, another player who became a free agent.
“Why is it that Alex is the only Yankee who can’t become a free agent?” Boras told the AP. “That question was not answered, and we think it’s a question that’s going to be asked for years to come.”
Well, there is the small matter of the $30 million the Yankees would lose from the Rangers. Or that A-Rod refused to return messages from the team owners. Or that he decided to flee the Yankees on a Sunday night in the middle of the World Series via text message.
Joe Torre’s impending arrival in Los Angeles is big news out there. NPR in southern California had me on to talk about it today. You can listen here.