Atrophying Testicles wrote: George_Foreman wrote:
Atrophying Testicles wrote:For the record: I don't want the Yankees to sign him. I want Millwood.
i think it would be the right move. millwood aught to be able to put up an ERA under 4.00 next year, which should be enough for success in Yankee-ville. that said, i like him, so i woudln't want to have to root against him if he played for the yanks.
Yanks don't need Millwood next year with a rotation likely to resemble:
with Wright still under contract they likely won't go get a starter but you never know with the Yanks. If they go after one I hope it's Millwood and not Burnett. He's clearly a punk and I've always thought he didn't have the maturity to know how to pitch plus some arm trouble history. For some reason I think there's a chance Burnett will end up in Toronto or with the Cubs maybe
I'm sure the AL East is quivering in fear at the very sight of that rotation.
But as to the topic on hand, I side with Burnett. He doesn't seem like the type of guy that would say something like what he's said without some kind of reason. I think we've known for a long time that the atmosphere surrounding the Marlins organization has often been very poor. This isn't the first Marlins young gun to say something about management, if you recall.
The Marlins made it abundantly clear that they didn't plan keeping Burnett around next season. They even came to this conclusion without talking to Burnett about anything. What then is so wrong about what Burnett said? It's basically the same thing the Marlins have been saying about him since the beginning of the season. He may have been a little less than tactful about it, but he is obviously frustrated, both with his play and management. Florida management has some communication issues with its players, and at that level, that's unacceptable.