BronXBombers51 wrote:Iconoclastic wrote:Those guys at baseballthinkfactory have some funny comments on thisHey, I don't want to judge the trade until we find out how many people Placido Polanco has killed this off-season.
Stupid language barrier...some MLB team told him they'd sign him if he could "work on his cutter" and improve his fastball so he would really "throw some gas". Apparantly that was mis-translated as "cut your workers and throw some gas on them". Honest mistake.
Figures Urbina couldn't finish the job. If that were Mariano Rivera, those guys would be dead.
My three favorites.
Me too Pretty funny article, but pretty crazy $h** if it actually happened