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Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Jan 27, 2009 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

After negotiations that rivaled the Paris Peace Talks, Andy Pettitte signed with the Yankees.

Brian Cashman again talked about a book he hasn’t read. This notebook also has info on how Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera are doing with their rehabs.

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Yesterdays conference call was interesting. Cashman set the indoor world record for most words said without a pause. Meanwhile assorted TV types jumped on the call (which they almost never do) to ask Cashman grave questions about The Yankee Years.

By the time the final inquisitor had asked the same question the others had, media relations director Jason Zillo cut him off and the call mercifully ended.

We also had the requisite question about whether Joba should pitch in the bullpen. I’m fairly sure if Joba went 22-2 and won the Cy Young Award, the first question he would get is whether he should pitch in the bullpen.

“You know, Claude Monet, that’s a nice painting. But think about how well you’d paint a house. Go slap some primer on the Arc de Triomphe, see how you do.”

I just don’t get it. I never will.

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